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Witham: Man arrested after tanker lorry and car collision on A12

10:58 27 March 2014

Archant

A man has been arrested after a tanker lorry and a car collided on the A12 in north-east Essex.

A 20-year-old man from Cockfosters, London, is being questioned by police following the collision on a slip road of the northbound carriageway at Witham at about 8.40am today.

The incident involved a petrol tanker and a blue Ford Focus.

An Essex Police spokesman said the 20-year-old man, the driver of the Ford Focus, was arrested on suspicion of driving offences and was taken to Colchester police station for questioning.

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