A man has sufffered serious injuries after a crash in Essex. 

A silver Clio crashed sometime before 8.30pm in Horseshoe Hill, Waltham Abbey, last night (November 7). 

A 19-year-old man sustained serious injuries and has been taken to hospital.

Two other occupants of the vehicle have been taken to hospital as a precaution.

Horseshoe Hill was closed in both directions while police dealt with the incident. 

A force spokesman said: "We’d like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw the collision, or the car shortly before it happened.

"Witnesses and anyone with dash cam footage is asked to contact us quoting incident 1414 of 7 November.

"You can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm. Alternatively, you can call 101.

"Information can also be given to independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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