HEAVY traffic is building on the A127 following reports of a crash.

There is traffic building in both directions of the road from the junction at Dunton Wayletts.

Reports from the scene say at least once vehicle has caught fire following a crash.

Traffic has built up on the eastbound carriageway back to near the junction with the M25.

Traffic is building from the junction on the westbound carriageway back to the junction with High Road.

Update 3.30pm: The incident was caused by a lorry catching fire.