One lane of the A12 was blocked following a four vehicle crash.

The crash took place on the northbound carriageway near to Kelvedon North at around 8.45am on Wednesday morning.

There were long delays in the area whilst the debris was cleared from the road.

A vehicle also broken down on the Londbound carriageway near Witham, which caused delays for drivers in the other direction.

The accident was cleared at around 10.40am and traffic slowly returned to normal.

There were no serious injuries in the collision.