A crash is currently causing delays on Royal Artillery Way, Southend.

The police, fire and ambulance services are currently at the scene of the collision.

Traffic is slow moving in both directions.

Update 4.20pm: The fire service has confirmed that they attended the two car accident and that a police investigation is taking place.

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

Surrounding roads are becoming busy as drivers find alternative routes.

Maldon and Burnham Standard: