A motorcyclist has been injured following a collision on the A13 in Basildon late on Saturday afternoon. (July 9).
The man, in his 20s, was riding a black Yamaha motorcycle towards Southend between Pitsea and Sadlers Farm shortly before 5pm when he collided with the barrier.
The rider was airlifted to hospital in London after suffering serious injuries, described as possibly life changing.
The A13 was closed for several hours whilst the casualty was treated, forensic examinations were carried out and the road was cleared.