EMERGENCY services have closed a road in Colchester after a collision which caused serious damage to three cars.

The incident involved a Kia Rio, which had overturned, as well as a Volvo and Volkswagen.

Part of Old Heath Road has since been closed by the emergency services, with a police car and ambulance in attendance.

Gazette: The incident closed Old Heath Road on Saturday eveningThe incident closed Old Heath Road on Saturday evening

The collision is believed to have taken place at approximately 8.30pm on Saturday evening.

A man has been taken to hospital following the crash.

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Essex Police did not provide a statement on the incident when contacted by the Gazette.