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We remain at the scene of an incident in Sutton Road, Southend, after a Fiat Seicento collided with a pedestrian shortly after 1pm today, Wednesday 12 April.
The pedestrian, a woman, has been taken to hospital with leg injuries. She is also being supported by our officers.
We responded to the incident quickly and two men have been arrested.
Detective Constable Neil Utley, of Southend CID, said:
“We are treating this incident very seriously and we’re working hard to establish what happened in the moments leading up to it.
“We know this incident took place in public and there is likely to be a number of witnesses and premises with CCTV and doorbell cameras.
"We would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident of has footage of it, or the moments leading up to it, to come forward and speak to us.”
If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.
You can let us know by submitting a report online or by using our Live Chat service.
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If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.
Please cite incident 513 of 12 April.
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