There are traffic delays along Pierrefitte Way this afternoon in Braintree after a vehicle knocked down a concrete street lamp on Rayne Road.

Police have cordoned off Rayne Road between Hunnable Road and Pierrefitte Way while engineers restore power lines pulled down by the lamp.

The incident happened at about 2 pm this afternoon when a vehicle reversed into the concrete column.

The driver was spoken to by police and allowed to leave the scene.

Nobody was injured in the incident.