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Overturned lorry and chemical spill on the Manorway

2125 hrs

Firefighters have been called to a tanker carrying an unknown substance that has overturned on the roundabout at the Stanford-le-Hope flyover.

Crews from Basildon, Corringham, Orsett and Rayleigh Weir’s Hazmat unit are at the incident scene.

Diesel has leaked from the tanker.

Update 20:42hrs – Firefighters have left the incident scene. One hose reel jet and one triple extension ladder was used during the incident. Highways and the local authority assisted crews.

Station Officer Geoff Wheal, from Corringham Fire Station, said: "The container lorry overturned on the roundabout and was leaking diesel. We laid one hose reel jet out as a precaution. With the help of highways officers, we prevented the diesel from entering the local drainage system."

"Crews acted quickly and promptly in preventing this incident from escalating."

2100 hrs

A1014 The Manorway in Stanford-le-Hope blocked at Stanford-Le-Hope Turn Off, because of an overturned lorry and a spillage of chemicals on the road. On the roundabout.

A13 Stanford-Le-Hope By-Pass in Stanford-le-Hope exit slip road closed eastbound at Stanford-Le-Hope Turn Off, because of an overturned lorry and a spillage of chemicals on the road.

1930 hrs

A1014 Essex – A1014 The Manorway in Stanford-le-Hope blocked at Stanford-Le-Hope Turn Off, because of an overturned lorry and a spillage of chemicals on the road. On the roundabout.

A13 Stanford-Le-Hope By-Pass in Stanford-le-Hope exit slip road closed eastbound at Stanford-Le-Hope Turn Off, because of an overturned lorry and a spillage of chemicals on the road.

1700 hrs

A406 North Circular in Beckton blocked and queuing traffic northbound at Beckton Roundabout, because of an accident.

Slow traffic on A13 eastbound in Wennington between Wennington Interchange and Lakeside. In the roadworks area.

Slow traffic on A13 westbound in Lakeside between Lakeside turn off and Lakeside. In the roadworks area.

0630 hrs

A13 Essex – The traffic is building up on A13 westbound between North Stifford and Lakeside. In the roadworks area.

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