A woman has been rushed to hospital after a serious collision this morning. 

Police are at the scene of the incident in Braintree Road, Cressing after it was reported shortly after 9.30am.

The road is closed in both directions outside the Jet petrol station close to the junction with Jeffrey’s Road.

Police expect it to be closed for most of the afternoon. 

A cyclist, in her 80s, has been taken to hospital with head injuries. 

No arrests have been made and police are investigating the circumstances leading up to the incident. 

The road closure affects Cressing Primary School and police have bene in touch. 

The school in making additional plans for pickups should the closure still be in place.