A12 lorry driver will face no further action

lorry crash A12
Image caption The lorry was carrying 27 tonnes of citrus fruit at the time

A lorry driver arrested after a crash which closed the on the A12 in Essex has been told he will not be prosecuted.

A 15-mile (24km) stretch of the A12, between Boreham and Marks Tey, was closed when a fruit lorry overturned at about 01:00 BST on 7 October.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of careless driving and drink or drug driving.

He has been released from any bail conditions, said Essex Police.

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