Two arrests after pair found badly burnt on the A406 in Ilford

A man remains in hospital in a critical condition whilst a second man is stable after Police and Paramedics discovered the pair with serious burns on the southbound A406 in Ilford on Tuesday night.

Police say two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and arson.

Officers were called just before midnight to reports of a fire on some land next to the A406 where they discovered two men suffering burns.

A crime scene remains Part of the A406 at Ilford remains closed.