A120 traffic: Incident blocks major Essex road for second time in 2 days – recap

Traffic ground to a halt on the A120 earlier today (Friday, September 30) following a police incident.

Essex Police were called to a services around 9.17am, with reports of people ‘exiting the rear of a lorry’ near Ardleigh by Colchester.

Huge queues built up between Colchester at the A133 Hare Green Interchange and the A1232 for the Crown Interchange.

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Essex Police have now confirmed that two arrests have been made and the police incident has now been cleared.

Traffic appears to be resuming as normal despite the earlier delays.

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