THE emergency services are at the scene of a three-vehicle crash which has closed the B1418 at Bicknacre.

Main Road has been closed in both directions between Priory Road and Lodge Road since before 5.30pm this afternoon (April 7).

Essex Highways' traffic control centre said the air ambulance has landed at the scene.

Highways said: "The air ambulance is attending the scene and the closure is likely to remain for some time."

The incident was still ongoing at 7.30pm.

The traffic control centre said the incident was cleared just before 8pm.