Traffic is building on the A127 following two crashes this evening (September 24).

The first, on the A127 travelling Eastbound, took place just before 6pm - with one lane closed approaching the A128 (Halfway House).

The accident, which involved two vehicles, has caused delays back to almost the M25.

Meanwhile, the A127 Eastbound has also been partially blocked between B186 and Childerditch Lane following an accident.

Traffic is again slow moving.

Drivers have been advised to avoid the area and find alternative routes where they can.

This is a breaking news story. We will bring you updates as we have them.

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