MOTORISTS are set to endure traffic delays following a crash on a busy public road near a primary school.

Traffic on the B1008, at Ford End, has come to a halt after a crash at 8.30am.

As a result, traffic is building on both sides of the road near Ford End Primary School.

Traffic Control said: "Partially blocked and queueing traffic due to a crash on B1008 both ways."

A spokesman for Essex Police has commented on the incident.

They said: "We are currently at the scene of a collision on the B1008, near Ford End.

"We received reports of a collision involving two vehicles at about 8:15am on Wednesday 27 December.

"Officers have closed the road while they work alongside colleagues from the ambulance and fire service.

"Drivers should avoid the road and plan their journeys accordingly."