TRAFFIC near Halstead was slow this morming following a traffic accident.

Drivers heading to work this morning were caught up in traffic on the A1124 Halstead Road.

An incident was reported this morning at about 7.40am at the road's juction with the A1017 Hedingham Road.

The road is an important link between Sible Hedingham, Gosfield, Halstead and Braintree.

It took emergency services a few hours to clear the road with Essex Travel Reporting the news at abour 10.20am.

While Essex Police were on the scene, they have confirmed no one was seriously injured or arrested following the incident.