A CRASH has blocked one lane of the A13 this morning.

The westbound carriageway of the road has one lane blocked following the crash which involved two vehicles between 6am and 7am today.

The lane is blocked between the Stifford Interchange and junction 30 of the M25.

Traffic is building, with queues now running back to the Orsett Cock Interchange.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time for travelling in the area.