Live updates as police shut road after ‘incident’

A road in Colchester was closed tonight while police dealt with an emergency.

Essex Police said on Facebook that it was attending an incident on Mersea Road, which was shut from the junction of Southway to Napier Road.

“A diversion is in place and we appreciate journeys will be taking longer than planned,” the force said.

“We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.”

Traffic monitoring service Inrix said the road reopened at just after 11.35pm.

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Essex Live – Colchester