UPDATE: The crash has now been cleared and delays have begun to ease.

EMERGENCY services have been called to a crash on Cobden Bridge in Southampton.

Southampton City Council's travel says the collision happened on the westbound carriageway, leaving the road blocked.

A traffic map by travel information service Romanse shows delays on Cobden Avenue, Bullar Road, and St Denys Road.

An SCC statement says: "Emergency services on scene and helping direct traffic around the accident.

"Delays are building in the area.

"Please use an alternative route if possible."