Police have named a man who died after a crash.

Jake Wilkinson, 21, from Wickford died after the incident in Runwell on Wednesday, March 20.

Officers were called shortly before 8.50pm with reports that a Honda Civic had left the road and overturned on Brock Hill.

Jake, who was the driver, sadly died at the scene.

In a tribute to him, his family said: "Jake, son of Colin and Sharon Wilkinson, Fiancée of Leanne Chignell, was sadly taken from us on March 20.

"He brightened the lives of everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him and was a truly kind and caring man, with a heart of gold.

"Loved by so many and will be sorely missed by all his friends and family.

Officers are continuing to appeal for any witnesses, in particular the occupants of a white Mercedes and a small hatchback car displaying L plates, which were seen in the area at the time.

Police also want to speak to any other witnesses and drivers with dash cam footage.

Contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email CollisionAppeal@essex.pnn.police.uk, quoting incident number 1124 of March 20.