Man arrested in Essex crash drama

A MAN has been arrested following a crash in Essex which left four people severely injured.

A MAN has been arrested following a crash in Essex which left four people severely injured.

The collision, in Howlett End, happened shortly before 2am on Sunday, September 20.

Essex police believe the driver of a blue BMW 728 appears to have lost control of the car as he travelled along the B184 Thaxted Road towards Saffron Walden, and struck a hedge.

The driver, a 34-year-old man from Wood Green in north London, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

He is currently on police bail until Wednesday, October 14.

Another man from Wood Green, a 24-year-old, was a rear-seat passenger.

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Two men from Eltham in south London, aged 25 and 30, were also rear-seat passengers.

The driver and rear-seat passengers were all conveyed by land ambulance to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge after sustaining a variety of multiple injuries. They are all currently in stable conditions.

The front-seat passenger was uninjured.

A section of the road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident scene. It was reopened at 6am.

Any witnesses to the crash are urged to contact investigating officers at Dunmow Road Policing Unit on 0300 333 4444.

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