Major delays on A12 after five vehicle crash

A five vehicle crash is causing delays on the A12

A five vehicle crash is causing delays on the A12 - Credit: Google Maps

There are major delays on the A12 near Marks Tey after a crash involving five vehicles and a lorry fire. 

The crash is causing around seven miles of congestion on the A12. 

National Highways said in a tweet: "Lane two (of two) is closed on the A12 northbound between junction 24 at Kelvedon and junction 25 at Marks Tey due to a reported multi vehicle collision. 

"Emergency services including Essex Police are in attendance. 

"Seven miles of congestion on approach leading back to junction 27."

Essex Police has been approached for a comment. 

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