DRIVERS are being warned to avoid a road in Canvey after a lamppost has fallen over.

The fallen lamppost has left Rose Road blocked after it fell in the middle of it, causing delays for drivers.

It's believed someone hit the lamppost causing it to fall.

An eyewitness, Samantha Watts said: "Avoid Rose Road. Concrete street light in the middle of the road as someone has hit it.

"No ongoing traffic down long road at the moment."