A12 lorry accident

A LANE of the A12 was closed to traffic today after an articulated lorry left the road and ended up on the embankment.

A LANE of the A12 was temporarily closed to traffic after an articulated lorry left the road and ended up on the embankment.

Essex police closed the inside lane of the Colchester-bound carriageway at Langham, plus the A1232 slip road, at around 8.30am on Saturday.

The male driver sustained minor facial injuries in the accident.

The roads remained closed into the afternoon while vehicle recovery was arranged, causing traffic delays in the area.

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