FIVE vehicles were involved in a crash on Westway, Colchester.

The incident happened at the junction close to Sheepen Road around 9.30am.

Part of the Colchester-bound section of the A133 Cymbeline Way was blocked while emergency services attended.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said a rapid response car and an ambulance was set to the scene.

He added: "Crews have treated a male casualty with a shoulder injury and are conveying him to Colchester General Hospital."

The scene has now been cleared.