DRIVERS are facing building traffic on a busy north Essex road following a crash.

A crash has occurred on the A12 southbound which is leading to delays as there is a build-up of congestion. 

Traffic control reported on the incident at 8.22am this morning.

They said: "A12: queueing traffic due to crash on A12 Southbound from J19 A130 Colchester Road Boreham Interchange to the J18 A1060 Danbury."

A spokesman for Essex Police has now commented on the incident.

They said: “We were called shortly before 8.10am to reports of a collision involving one lorry and two cars on the A12 before Junction 18, on the London-bound carriageway.

“Only minor injuries were reported.”