THE A12 was shut after a "serious" crash between a lorry and a bus.

The northbound carriageway was closed from junction 27, Spring Lane, on Monday.

The crash, which involved a HGV, occurred at around 1.30pm, a quarter of a mile before junction 28.

Police have confirmed here was no-one aboard the single-decker bus and the lorry driver received minor injuries.

The road was still shut at 4pm.

More to follow.