A CRASH involving three vehicles has blocked a road.

Emergency services are attending the scene in Grand Parade, Leigh following the incident which took place at around 11am.

There is heavy traffic leading up to the crash site on both sides of the road.

It is not known if there has been any serious injuries.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust said: "One ambulance was sent to a road traffic collision at Grand Parade, Leigh on Sea this morning.

"Two patients were assessed at the scene, neither required hospital transport."