A CYCLIST was taken to hospital with back injuries after a collision with a car on a Basildon industrial estate.

The accident happened on Miles Gray Road, near the junction with Luckyn Lane, and involved a bicycle and a blue Ford Mondeo.

Paramedics and police were called to the scene and the man was treated on the ground for spinal injuries which were later declared to be minor.

He was placed on a spinal board and taken to Basildon Hospital, following the accident, at 11.20am yesterday. No charges were brought in connection with the accident.