All lanes on A12 reopen after broken down car causes heavy traffic delays

AA broken down car has caused a mile and a half of traffic between Dedham and Colchester on the A12.

A broken down car has caused a mile and a half of traffic between Dedham and Colchester on the A12. - Credit: Google Maps

A broken down car has closed one lane of a busy carriageway - causing a mile and a half of traffic.

Essex Police are assisting with the incident on the A12 Ipswich Road between Dedham and Colchester.

On Twitter, National Highways confirmed that recovery had been arranged.

It was later confirmed that all lanes had been reopened.

The incident follows Thursday (February 10) evening's major crash along the same road which closed the route for several hours.

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