Part of the A12 were shut and with long delays following a crash involving a HGV.

Emergency services were called to the collision on the southbound carriageway, near Colchester, on Wednesday afternoon. 

A spokesman for National Highways said a HGV had "come to rest on a verge". 

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There were delays of 60 minutes in the area, with drivers heading into Essex from Suffolk affected by the incident. 

It comes following a police incident which has shut the Orwell Bridge near Ipswich.