‘Multi-vehicle’ crash on A12 northbound near Hatfield Peverel

Emergency services were called to the scene (file image) Picture: JAMES BASS

Emergency services were called to the scene (file image) Picture: JAMES BASS - Credit: James Bass

Traffic was reported to be heavy on a main road in Essex this morning due to a “multi-vehicle” crash.

The collision took place on the A12 northbound near Hatfield Peverel, ahead of the morning rush-hour.

The AA reported the road was partially blocked due to a “multi-vehicle accident”.

The East of England Ambulance Service was alerted at 7.34am and sent an ambulance crew and a rapid response vehicle to the scene.

A spokeswoman said: “They treated people at the scene (number unknown), but injuries were minor and no-one required conveying to hospital.”