A crash is causing heavy delays on the A12 this morning.

A car and lorry have been involved in a collision on the southbound carriageway at junction 21, Witham.

The vehicles are said to be blocking the entry slip road to the A12.

Long queues have formed eight-miles back to junction 24 at Kelvedon.

Traffic is also slow moving through Witham town centre.

Updated 10.30am

The vehicles involved in the crash have now been moved and traffic in the area has started to ease. 

Queues have also shortened on the A12.