Driver breaks leg after crash on A13

1630 hrs

A13 all clear now.

1530 hrs

Lorry crash at Orsett Cock on A13 eastbound now has traffic backed up to Stifford Interchange.


Statement from East of England Ambulance Service: “A man was taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Essex this afternoon.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) received a call at 12.15pm today (16th May) to a report of a road traffic collision on the A13 at Orsett.

An ambulance crew and ambulance officer attended. An air ambulance from Essex and Herts Air Ambulance was dispatched, but was later stood down.

They treated a man, who had suffered a suspected broken leg.

He was taken to Basildon and Thurrock Hospital for further care.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

1425 hrs

POLICE have blocked the A13 Southend bound just near the turn off for the Brentwood Road (A128).

More follows.

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