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A12 northbound reopened following crash closure near Colchester

PUBLISHED: 17:30 19 May 2017 | UPDATED: 20:30 19 May 2017

A133 closed at Weeley. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

A133 closed at Weeley. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

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Anyone travelling towards Suffolk on the A12 in Essex faced long delays this evening following a collision near Colchester.

The crash happened just after 4pm on the northbound carriageway, between junction 27 for Colchester and 29 for Ardleigh.

The East of England Ambulance Service was called to the scene.

Police set up a diversion from junctions 27 and 29. One lane was reopened just before 5.30pm and both lanes were open by 7.30pm.

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