Police have closed Chichester Road in Southend after a pedestrian was seriously injured in a crash on Tuesday evening.
Essex Police say a man in his 40s was seriously injured when he was struck by a vehicle – which failed to stop.
A police spokesman said: “We have closed Chichester Road, in Southend, after a man was seriously injured after being struck by a car which failed to stop at the scene.
“The man, aged in his 40s, has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.
“We will update when we can.”
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