A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a crash near the Marks Farm roundabout this morning.

Two ambulances and an air ambulance were called to the scene on the A120 near Braintree just after 7.15am.

According to an ambulance spokesman, one man was taken to Broomfield Hospital by road ambulance.

The crash left motorists facing major delays throughout the morning.

Nobody has been arrested following the incident.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "We were called to reports of a collision involving a car and a motorbike on the A120 near Braintree at around 7.25am today.

"The motorcyclist has been taken to hospital for treatment.

"The road re-opened at 8.40am."

Anyone with any information about the incident should call police on 101 quoting incident 197 of November 1.