Traffic is building after a crash on a major road in Southend.

The crash, which involved high-end sports car McLaren Senna, took place between the Bellhouse and Kent Elms junctions of the A127 on the London-bound carriageway.

The road is partially blocked and traffic is building.

The crash left one car on its side and the McLaren - worth a reported £750,000 - seriously damaged.

Emergency services are on scene but motorists are advised to seek alternative routes or allow extra time to travel.

It is unknown how many vehicles are involved or if anyone is injured.