A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital after a crash at London Road, in Westcliff.

Police confirmed the biker sustained a "potentially serious" leg injury.

Eye-witness, Lauren Scotto, said: "It seems quite serious.

"Lots of police are diverting traffic and paramedics are attending to someone laying on the floor.

"There is also a fire engine there."

One ambulance van, a fire engine, and two police cars are at the scene by Trading Rooms pub.

A spokesman for Essex Police, said: "We were called by the ambulance service at 2.55pm on Monday October 21 to a single vehicle collision involving a motorbike in London Road, Westcliff.

"It was reported the rider of the motorbike, a man, had sustained a potentially serious leg injury."

A spokesman for Essex Ambulance Service, said: "We were called at 3.23pm with reports of a collision in London Road, Westcliff.

"We sent one ambulance, which is still at the scene."