There’s site visitors chaos on the A12 this morning, following a number of crashes on the street close to Colchester. Northbound, the A12 is partially blocked because of a car accident close to Kelvedon.
Southbound, two lanes have been closed because of an accident at Junction 27 Cymbeline Approach (Avenue of Remembrance Roundabout). An air ambulance has reportedly landed at this incident, based on eyewitnesses.
Nationwide Highways tweeted at 8.19am right now: “The #A12 southbound between the #A133 and the #A1124 close to #Colchester, 2 lanes (of three) are closed because of a multi-vehicle collision. There’s approx. 5 miles of congestion on strategy, inflicting delays of half-hour above normal journey instances.”
Visitors monitoring web site Inrix additionally confirmed this, including that the accident has concerned three lorries, which has prompted a gas spillage on the street. Congestion has constructed up again to Junction 28 (Colchester United Soccer Membership).
Essex Police and emergency companies have been contacted for additional info.
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