Motorists are facing delays this morning due to a crash on the A127. 

The collision has happened on the westbound carriageway at the Bell Junction near Rochford Road. 

It is unclear how many vehicles were involved in the crash, which was first reported around 6.30am. 

Traffic is said to be slow moving at present.

Update 8.20am

The incident has now been cleared and traffic is returning to normal levels.