Drivers are reportedly facing "severe delays" on a major south Essex road after reports of a crash.

Traffic is queueing due to a crash on the A13 Stanford-Le-Hope Bypass, Southend-bound, as the major road is partially blocked between A1014 The Manorway and Bells Hill Road.

According to AA traffic updates, motorists are facing "severe delays" which are increasing between A128 Brentwood Road and Bells Hill Road.

An average speed of ten mph is being reported.

A spokesman for Essex County Council's traffic control shared on X, formerly Twitter: "A13 Southend-bound partially blocked due to an accident between Stanford-Le-Hope (A1014) and Five Bells interchange (A176).

"Slow traffic back to Orsett Cock (A128)."

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