A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash in London Road, Grays.

Police officers were called at 9.35pm yesterday, Wednesday, December 26, with reports a Peugeot 307 had crashed into a pedestrian and a wall.

The pedestrian was taken to the Royal London Hospital with serious injuries.

The area was taped off while emergency services, including multiple fire engines, dealt with the scene.

A 27-year-old woman from Grays was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and driving while unfit through drink or drugs.

She is currently in custody for questioning.