VEHICLES carrying a skip and a digger have collided on the A12 injuring two people.

Three vehicles collided on the northbound carriageway, close to Colchester United's Weston Homes Community Stadium, shortly after 9am today.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene before two people were taken to hospital.

The injuries are not believed to be serious.

The crash involved a white Ford Transit with an empty skip, white Mercedes box van and a silver Ford Ranger with a mini digger on it.