A PLANK fell off a lorry hitting a man and leaving him with serious injuries.

The man, in his 40s, was walking along Hythe Quay when the incident happened at 7.50am this morning.

He was been flown to Queen’s Hospital, Romford, with serious head injuries.

Essex Police say he is in a serious but stable condition.

  • Anyone with information about events leading to the injury should contact PC Mark Hercules at the Stanway Road Policing Unit on 101.