A12 closed southbound after lorry hits bridge

Drivers are being urged to avoid the route if possible

Author: Lettie BuxtonPublished 45 minutes ago
Last updated 20 minutes ago

The A12 is closed southbound after a lorry hit a bridge this morning (3 June).

Essex Police officers are currently at the scene.

It happened between junctions 14 and 13, at Ingatestone, just after 9am.

The southbound carriageway is closed between junctions 15 and 13 while officers investigate.

Drivers in the area are urged to avoid the route if possible.

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