The A12 has reopened after a car fire.

The vehicle caught fire between junction 23, Kelvedon south, and junction 24, Kelvedon north, on the northbound carriageway.

Fire crews from Tiptree, Coggeshall and Colchester were called to put out the fire at 11.50am.

Crews reported the car was 100 per cent alight.

Delays remain back to junction 20, Hatfield Peverel.