LONDON Road in Westcliff was partially closed this evening following a crash between a van and a moped.

The accident, near the junction of London Road and Hamlet Court Road, partially blocked the road in both directions.

The ambulance service were called at 4.43pm following reports the driver of a moped was knocked from his vehicle by a van.

The male complained of chest pain but his injuries were not believed to be serious.

The road was cleared by 6.45pm.