A LANE of the London-bound A12 was blocked today following a crash, causing delays in the area.

At about 11.30am a black Jaguar XJR was involved in a collision near junction 15 for Margaretting.

Damage was caused to the dual carriageway's central barrier and delays tailing back to junction 16 were caused while the scene was cleared.

The lane was reopened at about 1.25pm and no one was injured.