All lanes reopened on A12 after six-car collision in Essex

All lanes are currently stopped on the A12 at Hatfield Peverel

All lanes are currently stopped on the A12 at Hatfield Peverel - Credit: Google Maps

All lanes of the A12 have reopened after a six-car collision happened earlier.

A closure was in place between junctions 22 and 21 near Hatfield Peverel in Essex.

All lanes on the A12 were previously closed near junction 20A at Hatfield Peverel and congestion queues were four miles long.

Essex Police encouraged drivers to take local routes where possible and thanked drivers for their patience while the issue was resolved.

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