Part of a major south Essex road has been closed during rush hour after reports of a crash between a motorcycle and car.

Drivers are facing long delays on the A13 Southend-bound after all traffic was held about half an hour near the A176 (Five Bells Interchange).

According to Essex County Council's traffic control, this is following a crash involving a motorcycle and a car.

One lane has now been closed just before Five Bells.

Drivers are facing long delays in the area.

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