THERE are long-delays London-bound on the A12 following a four-vehicle smash earlier this morning.

The accident, which has caused a spillage of diesel happened at around 7.30am between junction 12 for Shenfield and junction 11 for Brook Street roundabout and Brentwood.

One lane is blocked and traffic is currently very slow.

Congestion is also being reported on the B1002 to Ingatestone and to J15 A414 Three Mile Hill.