Police are investigating following a serious road collision on the junction between the Eastern Avenue and Bournemouth Park Road, Southend.
The road is closed westbound and drivers are asked to please avoid the area where possible.
Officers were called around 8.40am this morning, Tuesday July 21, to reports that a motorcycle and a red Toyota RAV-4 had been in collision.
The motorcyclist a man in his 20s has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Police would like to hear from anyone who has any information about the incident, particularly those with dash cam footage or CCTV of the area. Please call 101 quoting incident 223 of Tuesday 21 July.
Information can also be given anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org