AN incident on a busy Colchester road has led to the emergency services blocking off the area and traffic is building as a result.

A section of St Andrews Avenue has reportedly been closed due to an accident that has taken place at 6.13pm today, June 17.

Essex Police, Essex County Fire and Rescue, and the East of England Ambulance Service were all allegedly at the scene.

St Andrews Avenue has been closed-off at its junction with Greenstead Roundabout and motorists are having to turn around in the road due to the closure.

The Gazette has contacted the emergency services for a comment on the incident.

The road has now reopened and traffic conditions are returning to normal.