A man as been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence following a collision this morning.

The incident happened on the slip road from the A130 onto the London-bound A13, at Benfleeet, at about 6.20am.

A van collided with a motorcyclist causing a build up of slow moving traffic from the Fairglen interchange on the A127. 

The 41-year-old man from Canvey is being questioned by police.

The rider has been taken to hospital for his injuries, which are not life-threatening or life changing.

Police hope to have the road re-opened before 11am.