DRIVERS are being advised to find alternative routes after a four vehicle crash on the A12 this afternoon (April 18).

The road is partially blocked northbound between junction 23 for Kelvedon and junction 22 for Witham North.

At 4.45pm, traffic was queuing back to junction 18 for Sandon after the crash which was first reported at 3.35pm.

There is also heavy traffic in Witham town centre as drivers seek other routes.

More to follow.