A man was arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft and tampering with a vehicle after he was injured when a van drove off while he was underneath it.
Police were called to Sherwood, North Stifford, at about 7.55pm on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, following reports of an injured man lying on the road.
He was taken to Basildon General Hospital and is receiving treatment for internal injuries.
A 33-year-old man from Dagenham was bailed to return to Grays police station on October 16.
Why else would he be in a cul de sac in this lovely village.