Appeal to trace cyclist in Grays collision investigation

Police are keen to identify a cyclist who travelled along Old Dock Approach Road, Grays shortly after a collision which left two runners seriously injured.

Two women were running along Dock Road shortly after 8.10pm on Wednesday November 8 when they were in collision with a vehicle at the junction with Marshfoot Road and Old Dock Approach Road.

A car – believed to be a dark-coloured BMW – failed to stop at the scene of the collision, making off along Old Dock Approach Road towards the B149 Wood View.

Officers want to speak to a cyclist they believe was overtaken by the car involved shortly after the incident.

Quote incident number 1095 of November 8.

A 21-year-old man from Grays was arrested on November 26 and has been released under investigation.