Overturned tanker causes long delays

AN overturned milk tanker has caused major delays for motorists in Essex this morning.

AN overturned milk tanker has caused major delays for motorists in Essex this morning.

A section of the M25 was closed clockwise from around 5am this morning after an accident involving the tanker, another lorry and a van.

The accident happened between junctions 29 for Basildon and 30 for Thurrock and has caused long delays for people trying to get on the road.

Fire crews from Brentford and Grays were sent to the scene and four men were taken by ambulance to hospital for treatment.


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Traffic is still heavy around both junctions but the A12 Brook Street roundabout has now reopened after it was closed for several hours while a diversion was put in place.

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