Man charged with attempted murder
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A man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with an incident where two women were injured in Tilbury.
We were called to Windrush Road at around 9.35am on Sunday 12 July.
It was reported one woman had been in collision with a vehicle and had sustained serious injuries.
Another woman had also been assaulted. They were both take to hospital.
A man was arrested at the scene.
Afrax Ahmed, 29, of Peartree Way, Greenwich, has now been charged with attempted murder, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, ABH, failing to provide a specimen, and driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence.
He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 14 July.
Chief Inspector Richard Melton, District Commander for Thurrock, said: “This charge is the result of some really hard work over the last 24 hours.
“I know this will be a concerning incident to people living and working in Tilbury but we do not believe there is a risk to the wider public.”