Six injured after auto drives into crowd of pedestrians in England

Canvey Island crash: Five injured and one fighting for life as 'car hits pedestrians'

Canvey Island crash: Five injured and one fighting for life as 'car hits pedestrians'

'One has been described as being in a life threatening condition, another has potential life changing injuries and four more suffered serious injuries.

The BMW then allegedly lost control, hit the kerb and swerved onto a pavement into a group of teenagers.

Essex Police has closed Furtherwick Road in Canvey after the collision happened at around 4.10pm today.

'A section of the road is now closed while officers and paramedics deal with the incident'.

"Witnesses are asked to call us on 101 quoting ref 770 of April 14".

"Ambulance staff worked with the police to treat causalities and make the area safe".

A spokesman for Essex police said: 'We are at the scene of a serious road traffic collision in Furtherwick Road, Canvey, following reports a auto was in collision with six pedestrians. A second casualty with a potentially life-changing leg injury has also been flown to a London hospital.

"One casualty has been taken to Basildon and Thurrock Hospital in a stable condition and two other casualties have been taken to Southend Hospital in a serious condition".

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