Live updates as van fire blocks traffic on A120 near Colchester- recap

The A120 westbound was partially blocked after a vehicle caught fire between A133 (Hare Green Interchange, Great Bromley) and A1232 (Crown interchange, Colchester). The incident is said to have taken place this morning at 04:30.

According to Essex Travel News on social media, the vehicle fire was blocking the London bound carriageway between the A133 and the A12. Police were on scene and hoping to open one lane London-bound shortly.

Traffic analysis website Inrix reported: A120 Westbound blocked, queueing traffic for two miles due to van fire between A133 (Hare Green Interchange, Great Bromley) and A1232 (Crown interchange, Colchester). The van is in a layby, but traffic being held”

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Keep your eyes on our live blog below for the most up to date details as we find them.

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