A man escaped from a car crash with just minor injuries when his car landed on its side in Braintree this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Rayne Road just before 10am today, after a blue Fiat Punto was in collision with a stationary white Citroen, which then collided with a silver Mercedes.

The Fiat Punto landed on its side in the collision.

The road was closed by police until 11am to recover the vehicles.