Water leak repair on A12 in Essex ends pothole misery

Image caption The hole was caused by a burst water pipe under the road

Traffic on the A12 in Essex is back to normal after two days of disruption because of a large pothole.

A number of vehicles were damaged after going into the hole on the south-bound carriageway caused by a burst water main near Hatfield Peverel.

Anglian Water has now completed repairs to the water main.

A spokesman apologised to drivers for the inconvenience and said he hoped people would continue to keep the company informed about leaks.

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