A12 closed in Newbury Park as police and paramedics respond to serious collision

PUBLISHED: 15:20 24 May 2017 | UPDATED: 18:29 24 May 2017

Accident on A12 Eastern Avenue today (Credit:  Ross Attfield? @rossattfield)

Accident on A12 Eastern Avenue today (Credit: Ross Attfield? @rossattfield)

Ross Attfield? @rossattfield

The eastbound carriageway of the A12 in Newbury Park has been closed following a serious car accident.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed: “Officers are currently at A12 junction with Barley Lane dealing with a serious collision.

“We await an update on whether anyone has been injured and vehicles involved.”

Transport for London have also confirmed Eastern Avenue is closed eastbound from Aldborough Road South and drivers are advised to expect traffic and where possible use other routes while emergency services respond to the incident.

UPDATE: The Met have now confirmed a motorcyclist was killed in the incident. A full report can be found here.

Accident on A12 Eastern Avenue today (Credit:  Ross Attfield? @rossattfield)Accident on A12 Eastern Avenue today (Credit: Ross Attfield? @rossattfield)

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