Essex

A12 Colchester: Bus and lorry crash shuts carriageway

  • 11 February 2013
  • From the section Essex
Lorry crash on A12
The collision caused long tailbacks on the northbound carriageway

A lorry driver has suffered minor injuries in a crash involving a bus which has caused major traffic disruption on the A12 near Colchester.

The accident happened between junctions 27 and 28, on the northbound carriageway, at about 13:30 GMT.

There were no passengers on board the single-decker bus. Four fire engines were called to the scene.

The road was closed to traffic while the vehicles were recovered. Diversions remain in operation.

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