July 23 2014 Latest news:
Sam Blewett, Reporter
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
A police investigation into reports of a suspicious package closed off Horns Road in Newbury Park today.
Officers attended the B&Q carpark at around 4pm and carried out a controlled explosion. They then deemed it as a false alarm, according to a Metropolitan Police spokesman.
Traffic, including bus route 169, was diverted while officers carried out their checks.
The road was reopened at around 6pm.
The driver of a Vauxhall Corsa which smashed into the barriers near the Moby Dick junction of the A12 has been arrested after one of his passengers died in the collision.