POLICE and ambulances have been called to a "serious crash" in Southend

The incident is in Shoebury Road.

Eyewitnesses say a number of police and ambulance crews are at the scene.

It is understood an air ambulance was also on the scene. Firefighters cut the roof of a car involved in the crash, eyewitnesses say. 

Southend Standard: An air ambulance was called. PICTURE: AARON CHESHAMAn air ambulance was called. PICTURE: AARON CHESHAM

It is believed the patient was airlifted to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge.