Essex

Two arrested over Towie's Sugar Hut club hit-and-run

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Media captionThe car mounted the pavement on Brentwood High Street

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a hit-and-run outside an Essex club.

Three people were injured outside Sugar Hut in Brentwood - as featured in TV show The Only Way is Essex - when a car mounted the pavement during a brawl.

The fight early on Sunday involved more than 20 people, police said.

Essex Police said a 32-year-old man from West Drayton in west London, was being questioned along with a 26-year-old woman.

The woman, from Hornchurch, east London, was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Image caption One of the people hit outside Sugar Hut in Brentwood remains in a critical condition, police said.

One of the people hit by the car - a blue Audi - is in a critical condition in hospital, police said.

The other victims, a man and a woman, have been discharged.

Police are still appealing for anyone with information about the hit-and-run, which happened at 03:10 BST on Sunday, to contact Brentwood's major investigations team or Crimestoppers.

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