Audi TT crashes into car after reportedly jumping red light near the University of Essex.

Police say the female driver jumped a red light.

Police say the female driver jumped a red light. - Credit: Archant

A car has crashed into another vehicle after reportedly jumping a red light in Wivenhoe.

The female driver of an Audi Quattro TT has been reported to Essex Police for driving offences but was not arrested.

Police were alerted to the crash, which happened in St Andrew’s Avenue, at 6.42pm.

The road is blocked at the junction with Colchester Road and is causing delays in both directions.

No one was believed to be injured in the crash, an Essex Police spokesman said.

The spokesman added an off duty paramedic was on the scene and the fire service was also called as there were reports of smoke coming from one of the vehicles.

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