Police are appealing for witnesses to a road crash in Grays which has left a man fighting for his life in hospital.
The collision happened at midnight on Tuesday, April 13 when a pedestrian was struck by a blue Mercedes C180 near the Old Shant Public House on London Road.
The victim, a 29-year-old man from Barking in east London, was conveyed to Basildon University Hospital via land ambulance after sustaining a serious head injury. He is in a critical, life-threatening condition.
The car driver, a 29-year-old woman from Grays, was uninjured.
A section of the road was closed for approximately three hours while forensic collision investigators carried out their enquiries.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact investigating officers at Laindon Road Policing Unit on 0300 333 4444.