TWO people had to be taken to hospital after a collision saw a car flip onto its roof.

The incident saw the A120 closed in one direction while the emergency services attended the scene

The accident happened at Ardleigh shortly after 4pm on Sunday

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

Two people were taken to Colchester Hospital for further care, although it is understood no-one was seriously injured.

The Colchester-bound carriageway had to be closed as services worked to make the scene safe again, before it reopened just after 4.30pm.

A motorist, who has asked to remain anonymous, said: “The family were sitting on the side of the road, and a man was bleeding from his head. 

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

“We then saw multiple police cars heading to the crash.”

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “We arrived alongside colleagues from the fire service and ambulance service and found a car on its roof on the Colchester-bound carriageway.

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

“A closure on the Colchester-bound carriageway was put in place before the road was completely re-opened.”

While a spokesman for the fire service added: “On arrival, crews reported that nobody was trapped in their vehicles.”