Drivers are being warned of delays after a van caught fire on the A127 this morning. 

A van was on fire and was partially blocking the carriageway just prior to the A129 Rayleigh Weir.

Traffic was queuing back to the A132 Nevendon Interchange by 7.20am.

The incident is having a knock on effect on surrounding roads, with slow moving traffic on the A130 southbound towards the A127. 

Traffic is slow on Rayleigh Road Northbound between Daws Heath Road and the Rayleigh Weir Interchange.