The A12 Southbound is partially blocked between J22 (Witham North) and J21 (Witham South) because of an incident involving a car and a lorry.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "Police were called to a road crash on the southbound carriageway of the A12 near Witham which happened shortly after 2pm on Tuesday.

"A lorry and a red Ford Mondeo struck each other.  Paramedics are at the scene assessing whether anyone has been injured."