Romford man arrested after car driven 'wrong way' on A13 and crashed
- Credit: Essex Police
A Romford man has been arrested after a car was reportedly driven the wrong way on the A13 before colliding with other vehicles.
Essex Police said a silver Audi Q7 failed to stop for officers on the major road near Stanford-le-Hope in Thurrock shortly before 1pm on Saturday (February 19).
The car was then driven the wrong way on the A13 before crashing around 1.25pm.
Police say the collision involved a number of other vehicles, and no one was seriously injured.
Two men were arrested, including a 23-year-old from Romford, on suspicion of dangerous driving, theft of a motor vehicle, failing to stop when directed, and money laundering.
The man and a 31-year-old from Aveley have been released under investigation.
Anyone who saw the incident or has dashcam footage is being urged to contact Essex Police.
Visit www.essex.police.uk to submit a report online or use the “live chat” feature to speak to an operator between 7am-11pm.
Alternatively, call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously via crimestoppers-uk.org/ or on 0800 555 111. When making a report, quote “incident 616 of 19 February”.