A van collided with a mobility scooter in a crash near Gallows Corner in which a man suffered a head injury, police have said.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) just before noon yesterday (November 29) to reports of the crash on the A127.

The scooter rider was taken to hospital as a precaution after police attended the scene.

"His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening," police added.

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LAS said yesterday it was called at 12.05pm to reports of a crash at the junction of the A127 and Gallows Corner.

A man was treated at the scene for a head injury and taken to hospital as a priority, LAS added.

The A127 had been reported closed by the AA at 12.51pm yesterday.

This led to the closure of that road into town from Ardleigh Green Road and Squirrels Heath Road to the A12 (Gallows Corner).