A pedestrian was taken to hospital after he was involved in a collision with a car.

Emergency services were called to the incident in Colchester Road, Halstead, which involved a silver Volkswagen Golf, at 7.50pm yesterday.

There were traffic delays in the area as police officers and the ambulance service attended the scene.

The male pedestrian was taken to Colchester General Hospital by ambulance.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “He had slight injuries and there was no further police involvement.”