A major road has been left blocked after a fruit and veg truck has shed it's load.

Police initially closed the A1159 also known as Priory Crescent, major road in Southend after the crash.

Photos from the scene show fruit and veg across both sides of the carriageway after the incident near the Saxon King pub.

Priory Crescent has been left blocked while officers work to clear the road after the accident which happened shortly after 5.30am.


Traffic is heavy in both directions and motorists are advised to expect delays and seek an alternative route.

We will bring you more information as soon as it becomes available.