A road in Pitsea has been closed in both directions after a lorry crashed into a bridge. 

The incident happened along High Road near to the junction with Sandon Road. 

It happened around 9.45am. 

First Essex has warned some of its services are affected.

Fellow bus firm, Nibs Buses, has also revealed its number 21 service is affected.

It has said its bus is "currently trapped" in delays and unable to turnaround. It will be sending a second vehicle to Pound Lane which will find an alternative route past High Road.

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