Man in 70s taken to hospital after three vehicle crash in Clacton

The crash happened on a north Suffolk road on Wednesday morning Picture: ARCHANT

A road in Clacton is currently closed - Credit: ©Archant Photographic 2010

A man in his 70s has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a three-vehicle crash in Clacton.

Emergency services were called to the crash in Cloes Lane just after 11.05am today. 

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "It is believed that three vehicles were involved - a red Vauxhall Combo van, a black Toyota Aygo and a black Hyundai I30.

"The other drivers are assisting with our enquiries at this stage."

The spokesman also said that the road was closed while investigations were carried out but has since reopened and no arrests have been made. 

A spokesman for East of England Ambulance Service said: "We sent three ambulances, an ambulance officer and a car from Essex and Herts Air Ambulance.

"Crews treated a male patient at the scene before transporting him to Colchester Hospital for further assessment and care.”

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