The roof of a double decker bus has been ripped off after it collided with a railway bridge.

The EO5 orange bus hit the bridge in Roding Road, Loughton, which connects Loughton and Debden train stations on the Central line, at around 3pm today.

Police and the fire service attended the scene.

Firefighters have secured the area and confirmed that no one was trapped on the bus.

It is currently unknown if there are any casualties and the road remains closed.

More to follow.