Tailbacks on A12 after crash

ESSEX: Commuters faced tailbacks on the A12 after a man was trapped in a car following a crash this afternoon.

ESSEX: Commuters faced tailbacks on the A12 after a man was trapped in a car following a crash this afternoon.

Fire crews were called to cut the man free from his car following the two-vehicle collision between Colchester and Stratford St Mary at 3.50pm.

The casualty was freed using specialist cutting equipment by 4.30pm and placed into the care of paramedics.