Lorry crash closes A120 in Essex

The accident happened on the eastbound A120 before the turn off for Colchester Road. Picture: GOOGLE

The accident happened on the eastbound A120 before the turn off for Colchester Road. Picture: GOOGLE - Credit: Archant

A busy Essex road has been closed following a crash involving a lorry.

The A120’s eastbound carriageway is reported to have been closed to the east of Colchester, following the collision earlier this morning.

Traffic is said to be building approaching the accident, which happened near Hare Green, before the turn off for Colchester Road.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “We were called to reports of a lorry which appeared to have been involved in a collision on the A120 near Ardleigh at around 6.55am today.

“We attended and found the vehicle whose driver said he had been involved in a collision earlier in the morning.

“The driver said he had exchanged details with the other person involved.

“No further police action was needed.”