A WOMAN has been taken to hospital following a crash on the A12.

An ambulance was called to the accident, near the Stanway junction, at 9.22am this morning.

Two cars were involved.

The woman, who is thought to be in her 30s, was taken to Colchester General Hospital with minor injuries.

UPDATE 10.35am

Essex Police has said the accident involved a Ford Focus and a Peugeot 307.

The road has now been cleared.