A man has died following a road collision which occurred in Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff, last night (Wednesday, February 3).
Sadly, the pedestrian who was from the local area and aged in his 40s, died at the scene.
A 27-year-old man from Southend was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs. He is in custody.
Any witnesses to the collision who have not yet spoken to police are asked to contact the Serious Collision Unit on Essex Police 101 quoting incident 882 of February 3. They can also email details to firstname.lastname@example.org