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Severe accident: A1306 Essex westbound

BBC News Travel

A1306 Essex westbound severe accident, from M25 J31 Lakeside to A1090.

A1306 Essex - A1306 in Thurrock Lakeside closed westbound from Lakeside to Meads Corner, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Appeal for dashcam footage following lorry driver's death

Bob Dale

BBC Live reporter

Police are investigating the death of a lorry driver on the A21 in West Kent.

The driver, who was from Essex and in his 50s, was declared dead at the scene, when his Scania articulated truck left the road at Kippings Cross roundabout near Pembury.

Kippings Cross roundabout, Pembury
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The lorry left the road at Kippings Cross roundabout

The vehicle was pulling a flatbed trailer loaded with plant equipment.

It happened about 13:00 GMT on 30 October and police are appealing for anyone who may have dashcam footage to contact them.