AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a man was injured in a "road roller incident."

The man, who Jarvis Development Group confirmed was a family member, was injured and taken to hospital on Wednesday, and the Health and Safety Executive have since launched an investigation.

Essex Police confirmed on Wednesday that a man, in his 50's had been injured involving a road roller, on Horace Road in Billerica, at approximately 1.30pm.

A spokesperson from the Health and Safety executive, said: "HSE is aware and making initial enquiries."