A HIGH speed car chase ended when a car hit a council van leaving the driver with head injuries.
The incident began at 8.20 am (Thursday) when a purple Ford Escort failed to stop for the police in Dock Road, Tilbury.
The chase took the car to St Chads Road where it came into collision with a small green Thurrock Council van. The 52-year-old council driver was left with head injuries.
He was transferred to Basildon Hospital.
Two men were later arrested for failing to stop.
A 20-year-old man from South Ockendon and a 22-year-old man from Tilbury are in police custody.