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A13 Grays crash: First pictures from the scene of serious crash

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These are the first images of a serious crash on the A13 near Grays involving a car and two lorries. Police have told motorists to avoid the road after the crash[2] Westbound near the Stifford Interchange that happened at around 9.30am on Thursday morning (February 2). The pictures and video show a large number of paramedics, police and firefighters[3] on the scene, around a Yodel lorry that was reportedly involved in the crash.

Charlene Wise drove past the accident shortly after it happened and said she felt sick afterwards as ‘the car was completely folded under the lorry’. She said: “It involved a Yodel articulated lorry and a car. I couldn’t tell you what the car was as it was literally crushed to bits at the front of the lorry.

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[4] “The lorry had a smashed windscreen.

The front of the lorry cab was turned in towards the grass verge and the car was at the front of the cab. “It’s the worse accident I’ve ever seen, it really didn’t look good for whoever was in the car.

“There was so many police, ambulances and a fire engine on site. I can’t stop picturing the car under the front cab. It has really made me feel sick.

“I’m praying for everyone involved.”

According to Highways England the accident is not expected to be cleared until around 1.30pm and normal traffic conditions are not expected until 2.15pm.

We are running live updates on the incident, which you can follow here.[5]

References

  1. ^ Comments (0) (www.essexlive.news)
  2. ^ crash (www.essexlive.news)
  3. ^ paramedics, police and firefighters (essexlive.news)
  4. ^ Appeal for witnesses to fatal crash to come forward (www.essexlive.news)
  5. ^ which you can follow here. (www.essexlive.news)

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