A CRASH has forced police to close a road in Rochford.

Two cars collided on Hall Road between the Eastbury Park building and the Cherry Orchard roundabout.

The collision occurred at approximately 2pm and police at the scene are informing cars to turn around.

Witnesses posted on social media: “Incident in Hall Road going towards Rochford.

“Police arrived on scene and traffic told to turn around.

“We’re now sitting in a queue of traffic on Ashingdon Road backed up to Golden Cross.”

A spokesperson from Essex Police said: “We were called to reports of a collision on Hall Road at 2.05pm.

“Two vehicles were reported to be involved.

“Anyone with information should call 101 quoting the incident number 596.”

The ambulance service has been contacted for a comment.