DRIVERS are facing long delays on the M25 in Essex this lunchtime following a crash. 

Two lanes on the clockwise carriageway have been blocked due to the collision near Lakeside. 

Police are understood to be at the scene and dealing with the problem. 

Queues have quickly formed between junction 30 (A13) and junction 29 (A127).

The AA's live traffic map says drivers can expect delays of up to 40 minutes, with an average speed of 5mph reported.

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