SEVEN vehicles have been involved in a crash on the A12.

Police were called to reports of a multi-vehicle crash at the Witham junction, London-bound around 7am, today, Wednesday June 25.

A spokesman said: "Up to seven vehicles have been involved and there have been reports of slight injury."


Police say the crash involved a heavy goods vehicle and six other vehicles.

 One lane is being kept open at the scene of the collision but police investigations and recovery are continuing and drivers are advised to avoid the A12 between Colchester and Hatfield Peveral.


Traffic is still queuing back to junction 28 - the Weston Homes Community Stadium 


Traffic is still queuing back to junction 25 at Marks Tey.

UPDATE 12.30pm

RODNEY Bass, Essex County Councillor responsible for highways and transportation, makes a plea to the Highways Agency and the Government for urgent measures on the A12, following the incident.


ESSEX Police say A lorry driver has been questioned by police on suspicion of careless driving.