A MOTORCYCLIST has suffered a suspected serious injury after a crash in Basildon with the road remaining shut off by police.

Emergency services were called to Luckyn Lane this afternoon, at around 2.10pm, after a crash involving a car and a motorcycle. 

Paramedics and police are on the scene with the road closed off to drivers.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “A road closure is in place in Luckyn Lane, Basildon, after a collision involving a car and a motorcycle.

“The collision was reported to us at around 2.10pm today (Wednesday 15 May).

“The motorcyclist, a man, has suffered a suspected serious leg injury.

“Officers remain on scene.”

Maps show slow traffic in Luckyn Lane and surrounding roads as a result.

East of England Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.