A MAN who died in a horror crash on the A13 has been named.

Robert Forman, 67 of Calvert Drive, Basildon was driving his Nissan on the A13 near Thurrock when he collided with a lorry at 6.50am on Tuesday.

The crash happened at around 6.50am today, Tuesday, when a lorry and car collided.

The car burst into flames and its male driver became trapped.

Fire crews battled to free him but it is believed the man died.

The crash, which happened on the London-bound track just after the M25 exit, caused big tailbacks.