Firefighters, police and paramedics rushed to the scene after a car had flipped in the middle of a 30mph road.

The car, believed to be a silver Kia Sportage was found in the middle of Heybridge at around 3pm yesterday.

Police blocked off the road in one direction while fire crews stopped traffic the other side.

Residents looked on in amazement as fire crews investigated the overturned vehicle.

A spokesman for Maldon Fire Station, said: "On Sunday afternoon, we received a call to a road traffic collision in Heybridge.

"Upon arrival we found a single car on its roof with no injured casualties.

"We ensured the car and scene was safe before leaving it in the hands of the police."