Live updates as Colchester road shuts due to police incident

Traffic is very slow due to what’s been described as a police incident. Traffic monitoring service inrix flagged the incident at just before 6pm.

Inris says: “A134 Magdalen Street in both directions closed, very slow traffic due to police incident between B1025 Mersea Road and Wimpole Road.”

It is currently unclear what the incident is or how many people are involved. Pictures on social media suggest an air ambulance was at the scene.

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EssexLive will contact the emergency services for more details.

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