A CAR with a lost wheel is causing delays on the A338 Spur Road.

The silver Vauxhall Astra shed the wheel after a collision with the central reservation on the northbound carriageway near Blackwater junction around 12.30pm today.

It is understood the driver may have had a medical episode.

Police and ambulance are on the scene and the police have started a rolling roadblock to divert traffic around the debris.

The other vehicle involved was a Toyota Yaris.

The car has been moved off the carriageway.

Recovery is being arranged with one lane currently closed.

The local authority has been called to repair the barrier.