Drivers are facing "severe" delays on the A127 in south Essex as part of the major road is closed after a crash.

One lane is closed on the A127 Southend-bound between Fairglen Interchange and Rayleigh Weir.

This is following a single-vehicle crash, according to Essex County Council traffic alerts.

Severe delays back to the former Dick Turpin pub are being reported, which are increasing.

AA reports an average speed of ten miles per hour.

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