A MAJOR south Essex road is partially blocked due to a broken-down vehicle.

There are reports of a broken-down lorry at the A13 Stanford-Le-Hope by pass Londonbound after A176 Five Bells interchange.

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Long queues are currently forming back to Pitsea.

AA Traffic News say: “Partially blocked and queueing traffic due to obstruction on the road on A13 Stanford Le Hope by pass London bound after A176 (Five Bells Interchange).”

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