AN accident saw two lanes blocked on the A13 this afternoon, with a man suffering a broken leg.
The crash is believed to have involved a lorry shortly after 12pm on the Southend bound carriageway at the Orsett Cock junction and closed two lane as a result.
The Gazette has contacted the East of England Ambulance Service, which has confirmed it is in attendance.
A spokesman confirmed a male driver was taken to Basildon Hospital, with a suspected broken leg.
The air ambulance was originally dispatched to the scene, but was stood down shortly before arrival.
Traffic is queuing back as far as the Stifford Interchange.
Lorry crash at Orsett Cock on A13 eastbound now has traffic backed up to Stifford Interchange.— A13 Essex (@A13essex) May 16, 2017