POLICE are appealing for witnesses after reports of a car driving the wrong way down the A12.

Officers with Essex Police want to speak to witnesses or drivers with dashcam footage after a car drove the wrong way on the A12.

Reports say a black 4x4 was driving the wrong way in lane three of the northbound side of the A12 between junction 19 at Boreham and Junction 20a at Hatfield Peverel.

The incident occurred at around 11.55am today (Tuesday, October 19).

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "We need to identify the licence plate of the vehicle and trace it and the driver.

"If you saw the vehicle or have dash cam footage we need you to contact us.

"If you have any information you can submit a report online at essex.police.uk

"Please quote incident 503 of 19 October."