FIRE fighters have been called to a car on fire on an A12 slip road.

The blaze broke out on the London bound slip road at junction 28, Colchester.

A spokesman for Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said: "We got a call at 8.22am to a car fire.

"It was extinguished by 8.42am." 

Traffic is also building up further down the Londonbound carriageway due to a broken down lorry near Marks Tey.

Queues are tailing back to Eight Ash Green.