There are long delays and one lane is closed due to an earlier accident on the A12 London-bound before the A120 (Marks Tey), but congestion is back to the Colchester Bypass.
Lane one remains closed, with the vehicles now on the hard shoulder. There has been a second accident in the queues near J26 Eight Ash Green, blocking the outside lane.
Abellio, who run the Greater Anglia rail line, has been named Train Operator of the Year at the annual national Rail Business Awards.
Greater Anglia train operator Abellio says it's made real steps in customer service and punctuality in its first year in charge.
Greater Anglia have apologised for the delays that have disrupted services today