Live updates as police shut the A12 after biker crash

The A12 is closed this afternoon after a crash involving a motorbike.

The northbound carriageway is currently shut between junction 18 for the A1060 and junction 19 for the A130 Colchester Road at the Boreham Interchange.

It’s because of a collision between a car and a motorbike which was reported just before 3pm (Tuesday, March 30).

Congestion is heading all the way back to J17 for Howe Green with queues building.

Drivers are now looking at an added travel time of 25 minutes.

Congestion is also building on the southbound carriageway due to onlookers.

The nature of the exact incident is yet to be confirmed but Essex Police and East of England ambulance service have been approached for comment.

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