The A12 is blocked in Essex this afternoon after a crash (Saturday, April 9). The London-bound carriageway is blocked with all traffic held.
It’s affecting the area between Witham and Hatfield Peverel. Police are at the scene and say the road will remain closed while emergency services assess the situation.
Drivers are encouraged to take local routes where possible and to avoid the area. It’s expected to be closed for some time.
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A spokesperson from Essex Police said: “We are currently on the scene of a collision on the A12. The London-bound carriageway, between Witham and Hatfield Peverel, will remain closed whilst emergency services assess the situation.
“Drivers are encouraged to take local routes where possible. We will update you as soon as we are able.”
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