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Massive A12 delays in both directions after cows hit by vehicles

PUBLISHED: 10:58 17 August 2018

Junction 22 on the A12.

Junction 22 on the A12.

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There is severe disruption on the A12 this morning, with stop-start traffic in the Witham bypass.

Police say cows managed to get onto the road and were hit by a number of vehicles.

The incident happened early this morning, and traffic was diverted through the centre of Witham.

It is understood some people have suffered minor injuries as a result of the collisions.

UPDATE: the road has reopened to large delays stretching between Stanway and Kelvedon, with heavy traffic on the A120 as drivers take alternative routes.

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