An elderly woman has been taken to hospital after she was hit by a lorry.

The woman, in her 80s, was walking towards the junction of Bramerton Road and Spa Road in Hockley when she was involved in a collision with a Iveco lorry.

The incident happened this morning at around 9.30am.

The elderly woman sustained serious injuries to her leg.

She has since been taken to hospital to be treated for her injuries.

Bramerton Road is now reported to have been reopened after a section was closed off this morning.

Essex police are appealing for any witnesses or motorists with dash cam footage of the incident to get in touch.

They are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email