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Woman airlifted to hospital in critical condition after 'incident' on A12

A woman is in a critical condition following an incident on the A12 which saw the road closed.

Officers were contacted at 3.30pm following reports that a woman was injured on the South-bound carriageway at Magaretting.

The carriageway was closed and the North-bound track was also closed for a short time to enable the air ambulance to land.

A woman in her 50s has been taken to the Royal London Hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

Traffic on the A12 remains extremely heavy and police are asking drivers to drivers avoid the area if possible.

Major road closed in Essex after reports of injured woman on A12

A roadblocks been put in place. Credit: Google maps.

A part of the A12 in Essex has been closed as Essex Police deal with an injured woman on the carriageway.

Officers were called at 3.30pm to reports of a person on the road at Margeretting.

A roadblock has been put in place on the London-bound carriageway with traffic being diverted off at junction 15 for Harlow/Chelmsford. On the north-bound carriageway a rolling roadblock is in place.

Police are asking people to avoid the area.

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Honours even as Ipswich hold Norwich to draw

Jonas Knudsen scored the opening goal Credit: PA Images

Ipswich put a huge dent in Norwich City's play-off hopes with a hard fought draw at Carrow Road.

Mick McCarthy has never managed a derby win, but it looked like that might change after Jonas Knudsen headed his side into the lead.

That lead didn't last long though Jacob Murphy beating Bartosz Bialkowski at his near post to level things up.

Both sides will feel they should have have won the game. The referee failed to spot a solid penalty claim by David McGoldrick with just 8 minutes on the clock.

City had a goal by Mitchell Dijks chalked off for handball.

Before the game Mick McCarthy said he'd have been happy with a point - perhaps even more now that may have ended Norwich's hopes for a play-off spot - they sit six points off the top six.

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