TRAFFIC lights have reportedly gone out at the Kent Elms junction in Southend leaving drivers scared. 

Daniel Cowan, Labour councillor responsible for the St Laurence ward, said the lights are currently not working. 

He said: "Traffic lights out at Kent Elms. 

"Please be aware that the traffic lights at Kent Elms are currently not working. Please take care when travelling through the junction.

"I have raised a request for an urgent repair."

Drivers have already taken to social media to share their concern, with many expressing their fear. 

More to follow.