TWO people were taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a serious smash in an Essex village. 

Essex Police officers were called to the scene in Dunmow Road, Beauchamp Roding, in response to a crash reported shortly after 6pm on April 18.

According to Essex Police, three vehicles were involved and two people had to be taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Dunmow Road remained closed while investigations were carried out.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “We are appealing to anyone who may have any dashcam footage or information which could assist with the investigation to contact us, quoting incident number 961 of 18 April.”