A man has been taken to hospital in a life threatening condition after being found seriously injured in a road.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the man was found in Cheltenham Road, Southend, at 1am this morning.

The man was taken to Royal London Hospital in a life-threatening condition.

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

A 32-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and remains in police custody.

Witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.