Five people injured in road crash
Police are appealing for witnesses to a road crash in which five
people, including a toddler, were seriously injured.
Four vehicles, a white panel van, a black Peugeot
Sport, a silver Volvo Vectra and a grey Fiat Punto, were involved
in the collision in Sutton road, Southend on Wednesday,
A 55-year-old man from Rayleigh was arrested on
suspicion of dangerous driving following the crash which happened
A 68-year-old woman from Hockley was taken to Royal London
hospital and is in a critical condition.
A two-year-old boy was taken to Southend General
Hospital before being transferred to Great Ormond Street
A 66-year-old man and 64-year-old woman from Southend were
both taken to Southend General Hospital. The woman is being
treated for a broken elbow and foot.
The arrested man has been bailed while officers continue their
Anyone with information should contact to contact Rayleigh road
policing unit on 0300 333 4444.