Cressing: Man who died in collision provisionally named
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Essex Police are in a position to provisionally identify the man who died following a collision Cressing at the weekend as Jake Blease.
Twenty-five year-old Jake died after the car he was in, a blue Ford Fiesta, left Witham Road and was in collision with a tree at around 12.20am on Saturday (25 September).
In a statement, his family said: “Jake loved life and lived it to the fullest, he had a cheeky smile and a laugh no-one could ever forget.
“He was adored by his 2 little sisters and loved by everyone. He was a great son, step-son, brother, grandson, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.
“He touched so many people’s lives and was blessed to have such a wide range of friends, none of whom will ever forget his kindness or his infectious personality."
Two men – aged 24 and 25 – were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, drink driving, and drug driving.
They are currently on bail until 14 October.
We need anyone who may have seen how the vehicle was being driven or witnessed or has footage of the moments leading up to the collision to come forward.
If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.
Please quote incident 17 of 25 September.