A CYCLIST has been hit by a car.

East Street is blocked westbound just before East Hill.

It is following an incident between a car and a pedestrian.

Traffic is back towards Ipswich Road.

It happened at about 2.30pm.

Update 3.45pm: The incident was between a car and a man on a bike. 

The East of England Ambulance Service sent a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew. They helped a man in his 30s who suffered cuts to his head. He was taken to Colchester General Hospital for treatment.