A ROAD is now cleared after a traffic collision left one person hospitalised.

There has been an incident at the Market Hill and Anchorage Hill junction in Maldon this afternoon (January 30).

A police spokesman added: "We are currently on the scene of a serious collision in Maldon.

"It was reported that a Vauxhall Corsa and a bicycle were involved in the incident, which occurred shortly before 12.35pm on Fullbridge. 

"Drivers are advised to avoid the area and find alternative routes if they need to travel using Fullbridge at the point of Anchorage Hill."

East of England Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 12.26pm with reports of a collision in Fullbridge, Maldon.

"We sent an ambulance and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance.

"One person was taken to Broomfield Hospital by land ambulance."

The incident was cleared at 2.12pm.