A man who died after a car came off the road and hit a tree in Essex has been named by police.

Charlie Barrett was killed following the collision in Wenlocks Lane, Blackmore.

Police say only the vehicle that crashed – a blue Nissan 4x4 – was involved in the incident.

Charlie, who was 29 and from Chelmsford, has been described as ‘kind-hearted’ and ‘selfless’ by his family.

They added: “He was full of love and energy with a unforgettable laugh and will be missed by so, so many people."

The collision occurred just before 6pm on Friday, September 10.

If you witnessed the incident please call Essex Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101.

The incident number is 1009 of September 10.