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BMW driver arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crash in south Essex

High Street, Billericay <i>(Image: Google Maps)</i>
High Street, Billericay (Image: Google Maps)

A BMW driver has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a crash in south Essex.

Essex Police were called to reports of a crash in High Street, Billericay, at 10:45pm on Tuesday.

On arrival, officers found a BMW had collided with a parked Nissan car.

The driver was taken to hospital as a precaution before being taken into custody.

Essex Police say witnesses told officers the BMW was speeding at the time of the crash.

A spokesman added: “The BMW driver was subject to a roadside breath test and following a positive result, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

“He was taken to hospital as a precaution before being taken into custody.

“The 22-year-old was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and has been released under investigation whilst we continue enquiries.”