A two vehicle crash has caused a blockage and long delays on a major Essex road.

Traffic is slow on the London-bound A12 due to a crash that has occurred between junction J20 Hatfield Peverel.

This crash was reported at 7.20am and there are queues back to junction J22 Witham North.

Traffic control said: "There are delays due to a crash on A12 Southbound at J20A B1137 Hatfield Peverel South.

Essex Police has been contacted for a statement.

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