Emergency crews are working to release a driver who was left trapped in their car after a crash in Basildon.

Witnesses at the scene claim that the car was involved in a crash with a lorry this afternoon (April 15), while emergency services are currently at the scene on East Mayne.

Thurrock Gazette:

Teams are believed to be attempting to free a driver from their vehicle after being involved in the accident. 

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The fire and ambulance service have been contacted for comment.

A spokesperson from Essex Police, said: "We were called by ambulance colleagues at around 4pm on Thursday, 15 April following a report of a lorry and a car concerned in a collision at East Mayne, Basildon.

"Fire brigade were also in attendance.

"The road was reopened at 5:40pm."

Thurrock Gazette:

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