A man in his 50s has been sent to hospital after he was involved in a three-vehicle crash in Braintree.

A red Citroen C2, a red Ford Escort and a grey Vauxhall were involved in a collision in Coggeshall Road shortly before 1pm today.

The ambulance service sent a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance to the scene.

The man was taken to Basildon Hospital for further assessment and treatment.