A MOTORCYCLIST was treated by the ambulance service following a crash on the A12. 

The crash, involving a motorbike and a car, blocked the outside lane Londonbound between junction 20 at Hatfield Peverel and junction 19 at Boreham.

Traffic was queuing back to junction 21 at Witham south.

The incident happened at around 7.20am this morning.

The East of England Ambulance Service was called at 7.21am. 

The biker was assessed at the scene and was treated for minor injuries before being discharged.