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Lorry overturned on A12

A12/A130 Howe Green interchange
15/09/2021 @ 14:25
Incident Number: 152337
In attendance: 1 x Southend, 1 x South Woodham Ferrers


UPDATED TODAY 6PM

Crews worked to make the scene safe by 5:19pm and left the incident in the care of police and highways colleagues.

UPDATED TODAY 3.35PM

Two crews are at the scene of a road traffic collision at the A12/A130 Howe Green interchange.

A lorry containing scaffolding poles is on its side and is blocking part of the carriageway.

Traffic is able to move past the scene safely but please continue to avoid the area if you can.

Approximately 80 litres of diesel has leaked and crews are awaiting the arrival of the Environment Agency.

UK Power Networks has been requested to make an electricity pylon safe before the lorry can be moved.

TODAY 2.56PM

Crews were called to reports of an overturned lorry at the A12/A130 Howe Green interchange.

This is an ongoing incident. Please avoid the area while the recovery and clean-up operation takes place.

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