Saturday, April 13, 2024

UPDATE; Fatal road traffic collision in Purfleet and accident at bridge

Update: 1635 hrs

A  ROADcollision in Purfleet which happened just after 2pm this afternoon has been confirmed as fatal.

The A1306 Arterial Road is currently closed and will be for at least the next two hours.

The collision involved a van and a lorry near Watts’s Wood.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find alternative routes.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Pc Pete Harris at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or

Update 1540 hrs

M25 Essex – One lane closed and queueing traffic on M25 clockwise at A282 Dartford River Crossing, because of an accident involving a lorry and a motorcycle. Travel time is about an hour and 20 minutes. Congestion to nearly J29, Romford.

Update: 1500 hrs

MOTORISTS are advised of a road closure in Thurrock following a road crash.

The collision in Purfleet happened shortly after 2pm when a van and a lorry struck each other near Watts’s Wood on the A1306 Arterial Road.

A section of the road has been closed and is anticipated to remain so until this evening. As a result, motorists are advised to avoid the area and find alternative routes.


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