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Travel: Delays following collision between a car and a motorbike near Manningtree

PUBLISHED: 07:29 18 March 2014 | UPDATED: 07:42 18 March 2014

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Motorists in north Essex are facing delays this morning following a collision between a car and a motorcyle on the A120.

The road has been closed in both directions between the Horsley Cross and Cansey Lane junctions, while recovery takes place and the scene is investigated.

Police are currently directing traffic however it has been reported that queues are beginning to form.

Elsewhere, there have been no reported delays on roads in Suffolk this morning and Greater Anglia is reporting a good service between Ipswich and London Liverpool Street.

Police are at the scene of a two-vehicle collision in Ipswich involving a car and a van.

A motorist who consumed a cocktail of drugs before causing a crash on a Suffolk road which left a woman with “life-changing injuries” has been jailed for 28 months.

Essex County Council is calling for a fairer funding deal after a new report reveals residents receive 66% less funding than people in London.

An 18-year-old man was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a two-car crash in Colchester this morning.

Sunday’s inaugural Great East Run will see 3,000 runners tackling the half marathon course around Ipswich town centre, out to Freston and back.

Officials behind the Stars of Suffolk awards are urging people to make nominations for carer of the year.

Three six-year-old boys from Stonham Aspal Primary School have taken on a gruelling and muddy obstacle course to raise money for Blesma, the limbless veterans charity.

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