TWO men were taken to hospital after two cars collided and rolled in to a neighbour's garden.

Emergency services were called rto Runwell Road in Wickford at about midnight on Saturday following the crash involving a taxi and a Ford Focus.

The cabbie, who was aged in his thirties, suffered head and leg injuries and was taken to Basildon Hospital by paramedics.

The driver of the Focus, who is aged in his twenties, suffered severe leg and chest injuries and was taken to the same hospital.

Police are investigating the incident.