A12: Closed after two car collision close to Colchester


1:31 PM November 8, 2021

Up to date:
9:07 PM November 8, 2021

The A12 remained closed by this night’s rush hour after a automobile left the highway and hit a tree close to Colchester. 

Emergency companies, together with two air ambulances, have been on the scene of the “critical collision” on the northbound carriageway between Stanway and Marks Tey. 

Site visitors was stopped in each instructions as fireplace crews attempt to rescue two folks from the car and to permit air ambulances to land.

A spokesman for Essex Police stated: “A automobile left the northbound carriageway at round 12.45pm in the present day. 

“The highway has been closed and we anticipate it should stay shut by this night’s rush hour.”

A spokesman for Essex County Hearth and Rescue Service stated: “Two crews from Colchester, one crew from Witham and the City Search and Rescue crew after one car collided with a tree. 

“Crews are working to rescue two casualties from the car.”

London-bound visitors was additionally being held at Eight Ash Inexperienced to permit the air ambulances to attend the scene.

Motorists have been being requested to keep away from the world. 

A spokesman for Essex and Herts Air Ambulance stated two helicopters — one from Earls Colne and one other from North Weald — have been in attendance. 

Essex Police have been asking drivers to stay of their automobiles as they tried to show vehicles round to clear the visitors. 

Anybody with any info or dashcam footage is requested to contact Essex Police quoting the incident quantity 479 of November 8. 

The A12 is now absolutely reopen.

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