Essex

Five teenagers injured in car crash near Basildon

Five teenagers have been injured, one critically, in a car crash near Basildon, Essex.

The five young men were travelling in a Ford Fiesta which hit a tree in Horndon Road, Horndon-on-the-Hill, at about 2250 BST on Friday.

A 19-year-old was said on Saturday to be in a "critical but stable" condition in Basildon Hospital.

Two 19-year-olds were in hospital with serious injuries. The last two aged 18 and 19, were released after treatment.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Essex Police.

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