A CAR accident has blocked a road in Westcliff.

Commuters are being advise to avoid Westborough Road, after a two vehicle crash took place at the junction of Fleetwood Avenue.

Although the incident happened at around 6.40am this morning (Wednesday January 22), blockages are ongoing in both directions.

A spokesperson from the ambulance service said: "We sent an ambulance to Westborough Road shortly after 6.40am following reports of an accident. No one required transporting to hospital."

UPDATE: The incident has now been cleared, but traffic remains in the area.