Man taken to hospital after collision between HGV and mobility scooter

A MAN has been sent to hospital following a collision with an HGV. The East of England Ambulance Service was called to Earls Colne High Street at 1.17pm this afternoon. It came after a collision between an HGV and a mobility scooter.

An ambulance was dispatched to the scene, with police also on-hand. Traffic in the village was heavy for a few hours with cars around the incident brought to a standstill. It has now been cleared and traffic is moving as normal.

An East of England ambulance spokesman added: "One adult man was conveyed to Colchester General Hospital for further assessment and treatment."