TWO lanes have been closed on the A12 as emergency services deal with an incident.

The fire brigade has been seen attending to a black van just before Marks Tey on the A12 London-bound.

It is understood the incident began at about 8.30am this morning.

The AA traffic map states, as of 10.20am, the road remains partially blocked and there is queueing traffic due to a collision.

There is congestion backing up almost as far as the Colchester United football stadium.

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Traffic as of 10.20amTraffic as of 10.20am

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There are extensive tailbacks as emergency services work to help the unfolding situation.

They have been contacted for comment.

More as we get it.