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  • "Glad that nobody was injured but I do not imagine for one minute that yet another prang on the A12 will stop the majority of motorists driving too fast and too close to each other.
    I see this every day and it will be a matter of time before there is yet another serious injury or worse.
    Either reduce the speed limit during peak periods or enforce the "tailgating" legislation that now exists."
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Five-vehicle accident blocks lane on A12

Essex County Standard: Accident blocks lane on London bound A12 Accident blocks lane on London bound A12

An accident involving five cars blocked a lane on the A12 near Hatfield Peverel just before 7.30am this morning. 

The incident caused queues back to junction 25 at Marks Tey and involved a grey Range Rover, a black Volkswagen Polo, a silver Mercedes, a white Fiat 500 and a yellow Ford Fiesta. 

The road was blocked for around an hour and was cleared by 8.53am. 

Nobody was injured.

More information to follow. 

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