A pedestrian has been flown to hospital with potentially life-changing injuries following a road collision in Westcliff.

It is believed the pedestrian, a man in his 50s, was in collision with a car as he crossed London Road shortly before 7.30pm today (Monday 8 July).

He has been flown to hospital for treatment on multiple injuries which are being described as life-changing.

The road was closed in both directions between Chalkwell Avenue/Southbourne Grove and Leigh Road.

Police say there is likely to be disruption for anyone in the area.

No arrests have been made.

If you saw anything or have dash cam footage, police need you to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting incident 1076 of 8 July or email CollisionAppeal@essex.pnn.police.uk.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.