Essex Police are urging people to avoid one of the main routes into Colchester this morning.
The force said a road traffic collision on was reported on East Street at 3.53am this morning.
Emergency services have been deployed to this ongoing incident. The main road between East Hill and the A137, Harwich Road has been cordoned off as police deal with the collision.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area whilst Essex Police attempt to clear the road and they will update the public later on social media.
Essex Police Force Control Room tweeted: “We are deploying @EPRoadsPolicing to East Street in #Colchester after a report of a RTC at 03:53.
“Please avoid the area. Updates to follow. Incident 137 refers.”
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