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Travel: Essex Police warn motorists to take care following accidents in Colchester and Maldon

08:45 27 January 2014

An elderly woman was thrown from her mobility scooter after a crash.

An elderly woman was thrown from her mobility scooter after a crash.


Police in Essex have advised motorists to drive careful in this morning’s icy conditions following a number of minor accidents.

A spokesman for Essex Police said that driving conditions in the north of the county were particularly treacherous and urged drivers to take extra care.

A number of minor crashes in Maldon, Colchester and the M11 have been attributed to the icy roads.


Rail travellers hoping to enjoy weekend days out in London in early 2017 are facing four months more disruption on the main line as Shenfield station is rebuilt.


An accident is currently blocking one lane of the A12 southbound in Capel St Mary.

An inmate at HMP Highpoint who held prison staff hostage for more than three hours with a makeshift ‘shiv’ to get himself transferred to another prison has received a 16 month jail sentence.

Corrie McKeague’s disappearance has left his family suffering an “indescribable” void in the 32 days since the RAF Honington airman vanished from the centre of Bury St Edmunds.

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Traffic queues on the A14 eastbound by the A140 turning after a lorry crashed into  the central reservation

There are long delays on the A14 eastbound at after Claydon this evening following an accident.

Everyday our readers send in photos to iwitness24 that they have taken while out and about along the Suffolk coast, visiting one of our many beauty spots or while relaxing in their own gardens.

Felixstowe town centre looking busy and vibrant.

Two Suffolk communities have been praised for revitalising their high street “as a unique place for living, working and shopping”.

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