A MAJOR Southend road is facing slow traffic after reports of a crash.

According to AA Traffic News, a crash on the A13 London Road westbound before Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff, was reported at 5.47am.

As a result, there is slow traffic in the area.

According to the map, queues are spanning from the junction of Hamlet Court Road and St John’s Road up towards the entry to London Road.

Also, there is slow movement from the junction of London Road with Richmond Avenue to just past Claremont Road.