Heavy traffic on A12 in Essex following two crashes this morning

Emergency services are on the scene of a crash in Ipswich Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Emergency services are on the scene of a crash in Ipswich Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: Archant

Motorists faced traffic delays on the A12 in Essex this morning following two separate collisions.

According to the AA, two cars were involved in a collision on the southbound carriageway between junction 25 and 24 earlier today, leaving ‘significant debris’ on the carriageway.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 5.33am today, June 21, to reports of a road traffic collision on the A12 southbound, near Marks Tey.

“An ambulance crew was sent to the scene to help.

“At the scene we treated a man, believed to be in his 30s, for a possible head injury.


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“The patient was taken to Colchester General Hospital for further treatment.”

The scene has now been cleared and vehicles moved to the side of the road.

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Another crash, involving a lorry and three cars, close to junction 25, A120 London, blocked lane three of the carriageway.

The ambulance service did not attend.

Traffic backed between Feering and Colchester as a result of the two collisions.

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