SOUTHEND Road is now clear near the Ann Boleyn public house in Rochford following following an accident involving three vehicles.

The ambulance service were called just after 9am, a rapid response vehicle, two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene and the road was partially blocked.

There were two casualties, neither of their injuries were thought to be life threatening, both complained of neck pain and were taken to Southend Hospital as a precaution.

The road was reopened at around 12.45pm.

Earlier in the morning an incident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian closed London Hill, Rayleigh between Hillview Road and Bellingham Lane.

The pedestrian, thought to be a 13-year-old boy, suffered a minor leg injury and an ambulance attended after being called at 8am.

The boy was tended to at the scene and did not require hospital treatment.

The road was cleared and reopened at 9.20am.

The A127 Westbound was also partially blocked at around 8am following an accident near the junction with Daws Heath Road.

The road was cleared by 8.20am but long queues remained back to Prince Avenue.

A rapid response vehicle, ambulance and paramedic officer was also called to Hullbridge Road, Rayleigh, at 6.20am following a road accident.

A man in his thirties sustained minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.