A MAN has had his court appearance adjourned because he is in hospital.

Jason Shaw, 36, of Lincoln Road in Laindon was due to appear in Basildon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday in relation to an alleged car jacking in Curling Tye, Basildon in January.

He is accused of stealing Honda CRV and then running her over as she tried to stop him.

He is also accused of driving whilst disqualified.

Shaw was due to appear at court via video link but his case has now been adjourned until some point next week.