Road closed in Essex after pedestrian hit by bus

A road has been closed in Braintree following a collision between a pedestrian and a bus this afternoon.

The incident happened at around 1.30pm today (16 Sep) on Coggeshall Road. This has led to the road being closed between Wheatley Avenue and Marks Farm Tesco.

It’s believed a woman in her 40s has been killed in the collision. To see the latest updates on this story, click here.

There is heavy traffic in the area and drivers have been advised to find alternative routes.

Local buses have also been diverted around the area, due to the road closure.

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