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Witham: Four vehicle smash on A12

PUBLISHED: 19:58 27 December 2012 | UPDATED: 20:42 27 December 2012

A12 Witham

A12 Witham

FIRE crews were called to a four-vehicle collision on the A12 on Thursday afternoon.

Three appliances from Witham, Coggeshall and Tiptree attended the scene on the A12 southbound between Witham South and Hatfield Peveral at 12.30pm.

There were reports of smoke coming out of a vehicle but on arrival crews found there were no signs of fire and nobody was trapped.

Two women who sustained minor injuries were treated by an East of England Ambulance crew at the scene.

Police were also called to deal with traffic and long delays which built up as a result of the accident.

The road has now been cleared.

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Developers behind plans to build a 300-home estate in land off Bell Lane, Kesgrave, have expressed their disappointment at the Planning Inspectorate’s decision after it dismissed an appeal to let the build go ahead.

Only 18% of low-paid workers in the East of England managed to move on to better jobs in the last decade, new figures have revealed.

Honorary graduates recognised for their achievements in writing novels and supporting higher education joined graduates from the University of Suffolk yesterday – and despite coming from different disciplines revealed how much the county means to them.

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