A driver crashed into bollards on A127 in Southend after falling asleep at the wheel, roads police have said.

Officers were called to the crash on the busy city road just after noon today.

The Essex Roads Policing Team took to Twitter to post and share images of the damage to the car and the bollards on the side of the road.

Officers say the driver of the car was reported for careless driving A spokesman for the team said: "So this is what happens when you fall asleep at the wheel. Thankfully no one was injured. Driver reported for careless driving. A127."