Man charged after two women are injured in Tilbury

A man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with an incident where two women were injured in Tilbury.

Police were called to Windrush Road at around 9.35am on Sunday July 12.

It was reported one woman had been in collision with a vehicle and had sustained serious injuries.

Another woman had also been assaulted.

They were both taken to hospital and a man was arrested at the scene.

Afrax Ahmed, 29, of Peartree Way, Greenwich, has now been charged with attempted murder, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, ABH, failing to provide a specimen, and driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence.

He is due to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Tuesday July 14.

Chief Inspector Richard Melton, District Commander for Thurrock, said: “I know this will be a concerning incident to people living and working in Tilbury, but we do not believe there is a risk to the wider public.”

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