Arrest after two killed in Basildon Roundacre car crash
A man has been arrested after two pedestrians were killed in a town centre collision with a car.
The woman, in her late 30s, was declared dead at the scene in Roundacre, Basildon, following the collision at 20:45 GMT on Tuesday.
The man, thought to be in his mid 30s, died later in hospital.
Essex Police arrested a 26-year-old man from Laindon on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Police are appealing for witnesses.
The arrested man was driving a VW Passat at the time of the collision, police say.