Appeal following collision in Basildon

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Courtauld Road, Basildon, just before 10am today.

It involved three vehicles – a Ford Fusion, Renault Scenic and a Mercedes tipper lorry – and happened at the Repton Close junction.

A two-year-old boy from Basildon, a passenger in the Ford Fusion which was being driven by his mother, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Basildon Hospital for treatment.