Drivers are facing long delays in and around Braintree this morning following a crash near a busy roundabout.

Both the fire service and police have been seen at Marks Farm roundabout where the A120 and A131 meet.

It is understood two cars and a lorry have been involved in a collision on the westbound side of the road.

There are several miles of queues on the A120 between Coggeshall and Braintree, with motorists facing delays of up to an hour.

Police are said to be directing traffic.

A spokesman for Essex Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called, but were not needed to take any action."

Update 10.12am: The incident has now been cleared but delays remain in the area.