A12 and M25 traffic: Crash on A12 causes rush hour chaos as police block road near M25

A single-vehicle crash has led to traffic chaos during this morning’s rush hour as lanes have been partially blocked on the A12.

Traffic is building on the A12 Southbound travelling towards London at junction 28, Brentwood, by the Brook Street Roundabout following the crash.

The crash, that happened just before the M25 junction at Brentwood, has caused congestion to build all the way through to junction 12 (Mountnessing / Shenfield).

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As a result, police have held all lanes, partially blocking parts of the major Essex road in order for emergency services to deal with the incident.

Traffic is also queueing or around four miles, with motorists warned that there could be an additional 25 minutes of travel times to their journey.

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Heavy traffic has also built on the Londonbound carriageway from junction 23 (Kelvedon South) to J21 (Witham South), but it is unclear whether this is due to the accident.

Essex Travel News said on Twitter: “A12 Londonbound – accident just before J11 (M25) involving a single-vehicle – police are holding all traffic at present with queues back past J11 (Shenfield).”

Emergency services, including Essex Police and the East of England Ambulance Service have been contacted for more information.

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