A CRASH has caused long delays across Colchester this morning. 

The Gazette understands a car and lorry collided close to the Colne Bank Avenue roundabout this morning. 

It has caused long delays in the area. 

Gazette: Crash - The lorry that is blocking Westway

Traffic has built up on Cymbeline Way, Colne Bank Avenue and Cowdray Avenue. 

The knock on traffic has led to a build up of queues at the North Station roundabout, Mile End Road and Bergholt Road. 

A witness told the Gazette the queues were stopping cars from driving down Westway and residents of Rotary Way were unable to get to their homes.

The AA traffic update said: "Reports ofqueueing traffic and traffic problem on A134 Westway both ways around Colne Bank roundabout.

"Causing delays on all approaches to the roundabout."