A Police car responding to an emergency incident has crashed into a Chinese Restaurant.
The incident was first reported by Your Southend, which showed images of the police car and the extent of the damage.
Police confirmed that an Essex Police Response car hit the Fortune Garden on London Road in Leigh-on-Sea at 8pm on Sunday evening.
The car had been travelling on blue lights and sirens when it collided with another vehicle before leaving the road.
Essex County Fire and Rescue attended the crash, along with paramedics, but no-one is thought to have been seriously hurt.
However, the driver of the police car sustained a broken thumb, police said.
London Road was closed after the collision but has since reopened.
How many cake fines is this for the officers responding to the incident?