Eight cars have been involved in three crashes across south Essex tonight

A woman in her twenties was treated for head injuries and neck pain

A woman in her twenties was treated for head injuries and neck pain

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EIGHT cars were involved in three crashes last night.

A woman in her 20s was treated for minor head injuries and neck pain after four cars collided on London Road in Leigh near the Thames Drive junction.

The grey BMW 325 convertible, black Ford Ka convertible, blue Ford Focus and black BMW 645 are believed to have driven into the back of each other and police called the ambulance service shortly after arriving at the scene at 6.45pm.

Police and paramedics were still on the scene at 7.30pm and the woman was expected to be taken to Southend Hospital as a precaution.

A silver Honda Jazz Sport and black BMW 320 were also involved in an accident on Southend Arterial Road eastbound between the Dunton Wayletts turning and Fortune of War roundabout, Laindon.

The accident blocked one lane of A127 and was reported to police just before 5.10pm before being cleared by 6.46pm. No-one was injured.

A two-car crash also blocked Bread and Cheese Hill also occurred in Benfleet.

The A13 London Road was blocked following the accident near Wheelers restaurant just before 6pm.

No one was injured.

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8:21pm Wed 16 Apr 14

kevst183 says...

Is it tonight or last night?. Headline says one thing and the first line says another
Is it tonight or last night?. Headline says one thing and the first line says another kevst183
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8:59pm Wed 16 Apr 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

all the fools at Thames drive junction obviously were'nt looking where they where going....no win no fee coming on.
all the fools at Thames drive junction obviously were'nt looking where they where going....no win no fee coming on. DogsMessInLeigh
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9:16pm Wed 16 Apr 14

CarnMountification says...

Sun out, music loud, foot down, eyes away, they begin to sway, screech of brakes, a futile day, just another reason, to keep your distance, that's what I say.
Sun out, music loud, foot down, eyes away, they begin to sway, screech of brakes, a futile day, just another reason, to keep your distance, that's what I say. CarnMountification
  • Score: 10

4:34pm Thu 17 Apr 14

Robin Reliant says...

CarnMountification wrote:
Sun out, music loud, foot down, eyes away, they begin to sway, screech of brakes, a futile day, just another reason, to keep your distance, that's what I say.
I hear it was a case of Foot down for the BMW driver,,just the wrong pedal, driver error and speed no doubt.
[quote][p][bold]CarnMountification[/bold] wrote: Sun out, music loud, foot down, eyes away, they begin to sway, screech of brakes, a futile day, just another reason, to keep your distance, that's what I say.[/p][/quote]I hear it was a case of Foot down for the BMW driver,,just the wrong pedal, driver error and speed no doubt. Robin Reliant
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