A CRASH has blocked a lane and caused huge delays on the A13.

The crash involved a lorry and a car on the A13 at Junction 30 with the M25, near Lakeside Shopping Centre.

The crash, which happened in the past half an hour, is causing traffic to tail back up the A13 travelling towards London.

One lane of the road is closed with the incident is cleared.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.