Elderly man injured in Wickford collision

Police are investigating after a man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a collision today in Wickford.

A car and a pedestrian were in collision in High Street at 9.45am this morning, Thursday November 18.

A man aged in his 80s sustained head injuries. He was taken to hospital for treatment.

An 86-year-old man from Wickford has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

He remains in custody for questioning.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, has dashcam or CCTV footage of it should get in touch with us as soon as possible by calling 101 and citing incident 272 of November 18.

You can also 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.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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