A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and three people were taken to hospital following a crash.

One of those injured in the crash was trapped in the vehicle and needed assistance from the Essex Fire and Rescue Service.

The crash took place today (Sunday, January 20) at 6.05am on the roundabout at the A130 and A1245.

Those who have been taken to hospital are not believed to have life-threatening injuries, police say. 
Police are now appealing for information and keen to speak to anyone who saw a black Mercedes C180 Kompressor and how it was driving leading up to the crash.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "Three people have been taken to hospital but none are believed to have life-threatening injuries.

"If you saw or heard anything or have any dash cam footage please call us on 101 quoting incident 228 of January 20 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

A spokesman for Essex Fire and Rescue Service said: "On arrival at 6.20am firefighters reported that one person was trapped in the car and worked to release them by 7.10am.

"The casualty was left in the care of the ambulance service."