UPDATED: Man arrested after collision leaves pedestrian with serious injuries in Grays

Basildon Recorder: The scene at Dock Road, Grays The scene at Dock Road, Grays

A PEDESTRIAN has been left with serious injuries following a collision with a car in Grays.

A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving in connection with the incident, which happened just before the roundabout where Rectory Road meets Dock Road.

The air ambulance attended the scene of the collision, which happened at around 7.20am today.

A spokesperson for the ambulance service said: "The man, who was believed to be in his late 40s, suffered multiple injuries including damage to his pelvis and leg, and a serious head injury.

"We were called at 7.20am and sent an ambulance, two rapid response cars, an ambulance officer, and Kent Air Ambulance to the scene.

“Critical care medics administered advanced pain relief to the patient, before airlifting him to the Royal London Hospital."

A police investigation has been launched.

Dock Road was closed between Clarkebourne Drive and Lawns Crescent and Rectory Road, was closed between Dock Road and Crescent Avenue whilst police examined the scene. It reopened just after 11am.

Material, which appeared to be items of clothing, were left strewn across the roundabout as a result of the incident.

A police spokesman said: "Following initial police enquiries a 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection with this incident.

"Police would like to hear from any motorists or pedestrians who were in the area at the time and who witnessed the incident or events leading up to it.

"They can call Grays CID on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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3:34pm Tue 25 Feb 14

Indred Cold says...

Too many idiots on the road
Too many idiots on the road Indred Cold
  • Score: 5

6:16pm Tue 25 Feb 14

Clever Criminal says...

Indred Cold wrote:
Too many idiots on the road
Too many idiots in general.
[quote][p][bold]Indred Cold[/bold] wrote: Too many idiots on the road[/p][/quote]Too many idiots in general. Clever Criminal
  • Score: 10

12:02pm Wed 26 Feb 14

rocket1 says...

thats a dangerous place to try and cross the road.
thats a dangerous place to try and cross the road. rocket1
  • Score: 2

1:16pm Thu 27 Feb 14

Paul_Grays says...

The crash is terrible and I'm sure the driver has some questions to answer,,,,,but to close the road for 3.5hrs.....whats that about.
The crash is terrible and I'm sure the driver has some questions to answer,,,,,but to close the road for 3.5hrs.....whats that about. Paul_Grays
  • Score: -2

3:11pm Thu 27 Feb 14

Nathanboy20 says...

They have to just in case the man died later in hospital and if they unblock it then he dies it will mess up the investigation in to what happened
They have to just in case the man died later in hospital and if they unblock it then he dies it will mess up the investigation in to what happened Nathanboy20
  • Score: 2

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