"Have fun in a safe environment" is Essex Police's message to festival-goers this year as Chelmsford gears up for the V Festival.
Marks Tey: Driver Arrested Over A12 Crash
A driver has been arrested after a lorry crashed into the central reservation closing part of the A12.
It happened near Marks Tey at around 1am this morning (Monday 7 October).
An articulated lorry went out of control on the southbound carriageway, crossed the central reservation and overturned across the northbound lanes.
The lorry driver and passenger were both freed by fire crews and were taken to hospital with serious, but not life threatening injuries.
The driver was later arrested on suspicion of careless driving and drink or drug-driving.
Two other vehicles were damaged in the incident and two cars were involved in an unrelated collision in a tail-back on the northbound carriageway.
Any witnesses, or anyone with information about events leading to the crash, should contact the investigating officer Pc Phil Pringle at Stanway road policing office on 101.
The Highways Agency is now dealing with diversions and the recovery of the 44-ton lorry which was carrying a containing laden with 27 tons of citrus fruits.
Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
Two fairground workers have pleaded not guilty to charges they face over the death of a school girl on a bouncy castle in Essex.
An aircraft hangar has been damaged in a blaze at Southend Airport.
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