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Six vehicle smash on A12 leaves motorist "seriously injured"
Updated 5:53pm Monday 31st March 2014 in Local news
MOTORISTS have been left with "serious but non-life threatening" injuries after a multiple vehicle smash in an A12 layby.
At about 2pm the crash happened on the northbound carriageway in the layby just after Brook Street roundabout junction.
Four lorries, a truck and a van were involved in the incident which forced police to close off one lane of the dual carriageway, causing traffic to be delayed locally.
A spokeswoman for Essex Police said: "A number of people have been seriously injured but none are thought to be in a life threatening condition."
Firefighters from Chelmsford, Grays and Harold Hill were called out to the scene to help cut free motorists stuck in the vehicles.