A 17-year-old teenage boy was seriously injured in a motorbike crash.

He came off his multi-coloured bike and collided with a road sign in The Street, Sheering, at around 1.55pm on Saturday.

The rider, who is from Sheering, was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel with serious injuries but in a stable condition.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "Any witnesses or anyone who saw a multi-coloured motorcycle being ridden around Sheering around the time of the crash should contact the investigating officer PC Ian Tappin at Chigwell on 101."