Man dies and another left with life-changing injuries after car crashes into pub
Nov. 03, 2019
One man has died and three other people are seriously injured after a car crashed into a pub in Essex overnight.
Police said a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The victim, a man in his 40s, died after the car hit the Spinnaker Public House in Hythe Quay, Colchester, shortly after 12.30am this morning.
Three other people were taken to hospital, with one person suffering life-changing injuries, Essex Police said.
The man arrested for murder has also been detained on suspicion of grievous bodily harm, death by dangerous driving and assault.
Four ambulances, a hazardous incidents team, two medical teams, four officers and a rapid response vehicle were sent to the scene, according to the East of England Ambulance Service.
People posted pictures online of blue lights at the scene in the early hours.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.