Motorists are facing severe delays this morning following reports of an accident on the A127.

Reports from Essex Travel News state that an accident has occurred at Kent Elms Corner causing severe Southend bound delays approaching the busy junction.

 Traffic is slow moving southbound on Rayleigh Road and northbound on Bridgewater Drive to Kent Elms.

Delays approaching the junction are six minutes and building with an average speed of ten mph.

More to follow.