A MAN has been charged with a number of offences after a crash.

Essex Police has charged the man following a pursuit on the A127 yesterday, Tuesday December 4.

Chris Brown, 36, of no fixed address, has been charged with drink driving, driving without insurance or a licence and possession of cocaine, a knife and an axe and is due to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, January 3.

The charge follows an incident at around 12.10am yesterday where a car crashed near Warley.