A motorcyclist has been seriously injured during a collision in Felsted this morning.

A van and a motorcyclist collided on Braintree Road, Felsted at around 9am today (September 9).

The motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge. His condition was described as "life threatening" this afternoon.

The East of England Ambulance Service was at the scene.

A spokesperson for the ambulance service said: "We sent the Hazardous Area Response Team, an ambulance, rapid response vehicle and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance.

"One person was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital by land ambulance for further care."

Dunmow Broadcast: Vehicle recovery after a collision in FelstedVehicle recovery after a collision in Felsted (Image: Supplied by SN)

Essex Police is appealing for witnesses who can contact officers online at https://www.essex.police.uk or by using the 'Live Chat' button between 7am and 11pm.

Witnesses can also call 101 and cite incident 310 of September 9, or call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.