A three-vehicle collision on a major route through Colchester has sent one person to hospital.
Essex Police are currently on the scene of the crash on Cowdray Avenue in Colchester, Essex, and have blocked the road whilst they wait for recovery vehicles.
One person has been taken to hospital this afternoon (Wednesday, February 18).
The North Essex Roads Policing Unit has tweeted: “Early turn are currently at an RTC on Cowdray Avenue, Colchester.
“Three vehicles involved, one had been taken to hospital for their injuries.
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“Road is partially blocked whilst we await for recovery.”
The accident is causing disruption in and around the nearby retail park, where shoppers are being forced to take an alternative route.
Anyone having to make essential journeys through this area today should seek an alternative route in advance, or allow extra time for their journey.