A two car crash on a Basildon roundabout is causing major traffic tailbacks for commuters this morning.

The accident, which happened at around 7.55am, happened on the roundabout at the junction with South Mayne and Broadmayne.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area, with queues building northbound towards the roundabout on the A132 South Mayne.

The ambulance service have been contacted for comment.