A12 open again for rush hour traffic

THE A12 has re-opened after a major crash led to its closure for more than two hours this afternoon.

The busy road was shut after a serious accident involving two cars which has left one person injured.

The accident happened just after 1pm on the northbound carriageway and left a green Renault Clio on the crash barrier near to junction 27 which leads into Colchester town centre.

A green Honda was also involved in the accident and ended up facing the wrong way against the flow of traffic.

Fire and ambulance attended and the road was fully re-opened at 3.15pm.

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