Drivers have been warned to expect delays after the A259 was closed.
A lamp post is leaning over the road after a crash on the road earlier today, Friday, Highways England said on Twitter.
Diversions are in place while the incident is being dealt with, according to a spokesman.
He added: “Expect delays. Traffic being diverted on to local roads around the closure and there are long delays reported in area.
A diversion for drivers from further afield is available on the Highways England website.