A MAN has been discharged from hospital after his motorbike crashed on the A127 during rush hour.

The man came off his bike near the A176 Upper Mayne turn off at 5pm Thursday - closing the road for 90 minutes.

He was airlifted to Basildon Hospital after suffering a cut to his head and minor injuries to his body.

He was released from hospital today. Essex Police said they are investigating the crash.