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Driver cut out of van after road traffic collision on A127 near Cranham

PUBLISHED: 16:40 31 July 2012 | UPDATED: 16:42 31 July 2012

Police were called to the scene

Police were called to the scene

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A man in his 60s was taken to hospital this afternoon (Tuesday) following a road traffic collision on the A127 Southend Arterial Road near Cranham.

Police, ambulance and fire crews were called out to the incident at around 1.20pm after a van collided with a central reservation.

A police spokesman said that the driver needed to be cut out of his vehicle.

An ambulance service spokesman said that the driver was treated for back pain and taken as a priority to Queen’s Hospital, Romford.

The smash occurred on the London-bound carriageway near Folkes Lane.

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