Police are appealing for witnesses after a lorry crashed into a broken down bus on a major Essex road before leaving the scene.

Police received a report of a broken-down bus on the A130, near West Hanningfield, shortly before 2.30pm today.

A short time later, it was reported a HGV had crashed into the bus. 

Thankfully, no injuries were reported.

However, the lorry left the scene following the crash and police are now investigating.


In their appeal, an Essex Police spokesman said: "If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.

"You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online live chat service available Monday to Friday - excluding public holidays - between 10am and 9pm."

Visit esxpol.uk/kurjA to find out more about the force's website reporting services.
Alternatively, call police on 101.

To make an anonymous report, contact Crimestoppers by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

Quote incident 599 of 25 March when reporting any information to make sure it gets to the right person as quickly as possible.