A MAN suffered serious injuries after a crash in Rayleigh last night.

A 43-year-old from Ashingdon is receiving treatment at a London hospital after a silver Audi A3 he was driving crashed at the junction of Eastwood Road and Websters Way, Rayleigh, at about 10.30pm.

The main road was closed for about three hours as police investigated the crash, in which no other people were hurt.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have any information about the collision or the circumstances leading up to it.

Please call PC Jason Mowbrey at Laindon Road Policing Unit on 101 ext 481128.