A12 northbound closed near Copdock roundabout after three cars crash

The A12 as it approaches the Copdock roundabout.

The A12 as it approaches the Copdock roundabout. - Credit: Archant

Drivers experienced long delays after three cars crashed on the A12 northbound near the Copdock roundabout this evening.

Police were called to the scene at 6.07pm to reports a Ford Ka and two Vauxhall Corsas had collided on the road.

The road was closed for a short time while officers carried out recovery work, and re-opened at around 7.45pm.

One person was treated by paramedics at the scene, but their injuries were not thought to be serious or life-threatening.

Firefighters also attended the scene of the accident, and sent three fire engines to help.