Photos of the Canvey Island crash show forensic experts at the scene after a car lands in a ditch

Photos have emerged of forensic scientists investigating the scene of a serious accident in Essex.

The car reportedly crashed into a ditch off Somnes Avenue in Canvey Island, Essex, last night (Tuesday, December 28).

The road was closed for several hours while crews worked to help those involved.

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Photos from yesterday’s crash have now emerged, which show a cordon and a tent with men in white suits leading the crash investigation.

In a statement released last night Essex Police said: ‘We were called to the scene shortly after 6.45pm this evening.

“The road is closed while specialist officers investigate the circumstances of the collision.

“The road is expected to remain closed for the remainder of the evening and drivers are urged to find an alternate route.

“We are also calling on those who were witnesses to the collision or anyone with images from the dashcam to contact us as soon as possible.

“Call 101 and quote Incident 931 today, December 28.”

Essex Police have been approached for an update on the incident.

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Kenneth T. Shippee