Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 2°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Colchester/A12: Woman injured and one lane on A12 blocked after lorry and car crash

20:05 03 March 2014

The two vehicles collided shortly before junction 26 for Eight Ash Green on the southbound carriageway at around 4.15pm today.

The two vehicles collided shortly before junction 26 for Eight Ash Green on the southbound carriageway at around 4.15pm today.

Archant

A woman suffered a head injury and one lane of the A12 near Colchester was blocked for several hours after a collision between a lorry and a car.

shares

The two vehicles collided shortly before junction 26 for Eight Ash Green on the southbound carriageway at around 4.15pm today.

A female driver in her 20s involved in the accident sustained a head injury not thought to be serious, an East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said.

She was taken to Colchester General Hospital for further treatment.

One lane was blocked for several hours before reopening at around 7pm.

Congestion reportedly built back to junction 29 at the A1232 Ardleigh turn-off.

shares
View over Sudbury showing the area that could be used for the bypass

A bypass is the “key to prosperity in Sudbury”, it has been claimed, but so far the route has not been included in an official blueprint mapping out the future of the area over the next 20 years.

Stock image: emergency services at the scene of a fire

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a residential caravan in west Suffolk last night.

Christine Taylor and her grandson William Taylor and her partner Philip Wall - all victims of a crash on the A14 at Trimley.

A car passenger has died after never recovering from injuries suffered in a crash which killed two other people – two and-a-half years ago.

Police officer. Library image.

Exclusive: Last year officers at Essex Police took more than 11,000 sick days for stress, anxiety or depression – more than double the figure five years ago.

Man admits sexual assault

Police have expressed their relief that a woman who was sexually assaulted in her own home will not need to re-live her experiences during a trial, as her attacker admitted to the crime.

Police road closure.

A van driver has been rushed to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a life-threatening condition after a crash near Higham.

Traffic. Library image.

The A12 northbound has reopened at Witham after a six vehicle crash.

Colchester United v Notts County FC.
Sky Bet League One.
Kayleigh Osborne in action for Col U.

Colchester United 0 Notts County 1

Halstead sign

A man suffered a serious injury to his groin after being held in a headlock by one man and kicked up to 20 times by his companion, it has been alleged.

Suffolk’s Year of Cycling launch event at the Apex, Bury St Edmunds. No names.

‘Get on your bike and get riding’ was the message sent out to the people of Suffolk at today’s launch of the county’s Year of Cycling.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages