A ROAD in Hockley is shut tonight following a serious crash between a car and a motorbike in Harrogate Road, Hockley.

The collision, in Harrogate Road, Hockley, happened at around 6.25pm tonight.

The road is currently closed and Essex Police expects it to remain shut well into tonight.

Traffic officers are urging people to avoid the area and plan your journey.

A spokesman said: "If you saw the collision, have any CCTV or dash cam footage, or have any other information please call us on 101 quoting incident 1068 of 13 July.

"Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."