Man injured in Brentwood collision dies in hospital

A man has died following a collision in Brentwood earlier this month.

A black Volkswagen Golf and a blue BMW 320i in Doddinghurst Road, near the Brentwood Leisure Centre, at 7.35pm on Friday February 2.

Two passengers in the BMW – a man and a woman – were seriously injured and taken to hospital.

The man, aged in his 30s, died there eight days later.

The driver of the BMW – a 36 year-old man from Romford – was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.

He was also taken to hospital and has since been released under investigation.

The driver of the Golf was also taken to hospital.

If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, you can lsubmit a report on the police website: or use the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Please quote incident 1092 of February 2.

If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.