Traffic delays on A12 after hit and run causes multi-vehicle collision

Traffic is building on the northbound carriageway of the A12 following a multi-vehicle collision nea

Traffic is building on the northbound carriageway of the A12 following a multi-vehicle collision near Marks Tey in Essex. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

The northbound carriageway of the A12 in Essex is experiencing delays near Colchester following a collision involving two vehicles, one of them towing a boat.

The collision occurred just past J25 near Marks Tey earlier today, April 15.

Essex police said a small dark car and a red 4x4 towing a boat were involved in the collision on the northbound carriageway.

As a result of the impact the boat turned on its side and ended up on the barrier in the central reservation, although there are no reported injuries.

The driver of the car is said to have driven off without stopping following the collision.


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A spokeswoman for Essex Police said: “Enquiries are ongoing to locate the vehicle and the driver.”

Anyone with information regarding the collision or who has dash cam footage of the incident is asked to call Essex Police on 101 quoting incident 431 of April 15.

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Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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