A BROKEN down van has caused delays in both directions on the A127.

The van broke down on the roundabout at Fairglen Interchange, near the Brickfields Industrial Estate, Rayleigh, at about 4pm.

The breakdown has caused delays both ways on Southend Arterial Road and the A1245 Chelmsford Road, Thundersley, is partially blocked.

The site was cleared at about 5pm.