POLICE were called after a car careered off the road and into a signpost.

Officers responded to reports of the crash in Halstead High Street.

The car, a blue Honda, went across a pavement, through floral planters and into a signpost.

Essex Police said no one was seriously injured in the crash.

A spokesman said: “Officers were called to the High street, Halstead, on Wednesday morning to help at a road traffic collision where one vehicle left the road.

“Luckily no one was seriously hurt.

“If you drive a car, please pay attention as just a smallest distraction can result in someone being hurt.”