Police are currently at the scene of a serious crash in Great Wakering.

Officers are at the scene of a crash on Southend Road, just north of Shoebury.

Drivers have been told to avoid the area if possible.

A spokesman for Essex Police roads policing unit, said: "We are currently responding to a serious crash in the Southend Road area of Gt Wakering near to Barling Rd.

"Please avoid the area if possible.

"Did you see anything? Please call 101 and quote incident number 1040."