Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 17°C

ESTD 1874 Search

The pigs have arrived. See the latest

Pigs Gone Wild

news here.

Update: Man and baby girl taken to hospital after vehicles collide with lorry on A12 near Stanway

21:59 22 May 2014

Police were at the scene of a crash on the A12

Police were at the scene of a crash on the A12

Archant

Emergency services were at the scene of a crash on the A12 which blocked the road in the London-bound direction.

Police were called to the road near Stanway at 5pm after a lorry had collided with two vehicles. But earlier reports had told of several cars being involved.

A force spokeswoman had advised motorists to avoid the road. Two lanes were closed with congestion going back some five miles.

An ambulance spokeswoman said: “We were called at 4.59pm to the collision. Two people in a car – a man and a baby girl – were both assessed and taken to Colchester General Hospital with minor injuries and further assessment.”

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said its crews rescued one person trapped in a car following the crash.

1 comment

  • Have seen it so many times on this stretch of A12, drivers travelling not only too fast and far too close but also just joining the A`12 without adjusting speed to filter into flow of traffic. Often motorists just pull straight out into the stream of traffic and drive at matching sppeds alongside vehicles that cannot get out of the way or otherwise avoid them. It is all just selfishness and ignorance.

    Report this comment

    Cavillas

    Thursday, May 22, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Andy Beckwith

An emotional appeal has been made to find a former Essex man who has gone missing in Gibraltar.

Network Rail is replacing overhead line equipment between Shenfield and Liverpool Street.

Delays caused by extreme heat like those that affected rail services in the region could be less common in future according to Network Rail.

A police officer stands outside the Olympia mall in Munich, southern Germany, Friday, July 22, 2016 after shots were fired. (AP Photo/Sebastian Widmann)

The gunman who shot dead nine people and injured 16 others at a Munich shopping centre was an 18-year-old German-Iranian man, police believe.

The village sign in Great Wratting.

Firefighters freed a trapped motorist from his vehicle following a collision in a Suffolk village.

An aerial shot of Bramford.

More than 250 homes lost power this evening due to emergency repair work by UK Power Networks.

A motorcycle has crashed in Hintlesham.

A motorcyclist and a pillion passenger were taken to hospital after crashing in Hintlesham.

Colchester United's Weston Community Home Stadium.

Overweight men are being invited to play football at Colchester United – not to shore-up the squad, but in a new weight-loss scheme.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24