A BUSY road has reopened after police investigation into a serious collision.

The incident off the Basildon-bound A13, close to Stanford-le-Hope, saw police on the scene until the early hours of this morning.

The B1007 was closed late last night and remained so into the morning.

A diversion was in place as police investigated the serious incident.

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Witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage of the collision, which took place at about 9.30pm last night, should call 101 and cite incident 1290 of yesterday’s date.

A police spokesman said: "Thank you for your patience and we will update you as soon as we practically can."

Essex Police has been contacted for an update.