A busy roundabout has been shut by police after a serious crash.

Officers are on the scene after the crash at 6.30am today. The road is closed between the A1014 roundabout and the Ocean Boulevard roundabout in Corringham near to DP World Port.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “We are currently on the scene of a serious crash near to the London Gateway terminal in Corringham.

“The road is likely to be shut for some time while we investigate.

“Please avoid the area if you can and plan your journey. We’ll provide more information when we can and appreciate your patience and understanding.”