Man dies in lorry collision on A12 in Essex

A man has died after two lorries collided on the A12 in Essex.

The collision, involving a white Scania and yellow Volvo tipper, happened in a lay-by on the northbound carriageway of the A12 near junction 16 at Galleywood.

One driver was declared dead at the scene and the other was taken to Queen's Hospital in Romford by air ambulance.

The road has been closed northbound from junction 15 and motorists are advised to use alternative routes.

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