There are reports of severe delays near Southend Hospital after reports of a “crash”.

According to these reports, the incident occurred on Prittlewell Chase, located outside Southend Hospital and opposite Chase High School.

AA Traffic News indicates ensuing delays along Prittlewell Chase.

Social media reports suggest numerous emergency services are on the scene, including the Essex Police and the East of England Ambulance Service.

The Echo has contacted both emergency services for comment.

Further updates to follow.