Two arrested after crash between cars and motorbike

Police are investigating a crash between two cars and a motorbike in Southend which led to the arrest of two motorists.

Scene of the crash in Southend Credit: ITV News Anglia

A red Ferrari, a black Mercedes and a black Honda motorbike all struck each other on Eastern Avenue near its junction with Sutton Road shortly before 8pm last night.

The male motorcyclist, who lives locally and is in his 20s, was taken to Southend University Hospital by paramedics after sustaining non-life-threatening chest injuries.

The drivers of the Ferrari and the Mercedes were arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving dangerously. The two men, who live locally and are aged 21 (Ferrari) and 41 (Mercedes), are now on police bail.

Anyone with information can contact investigating officers at Southend Road Policing Unit on 101.