Essex petrol station closures as long queues build on Essex roads for fourth day – live updates – Essex Live

Long queues are forming across Essex roads for a fourth day as motorists continue to flock to petrol stations.

Since Friday, some petrol stations in Essex have runs out of fuel as a huge number of motorists flocked to petrol station forecourts despite numerous warnings from officials that there is no need to panic buy.

A number of petrol stations across the country were forced to close their doors after being inundated with motorists buying fuel.

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Today, Monday, September 27, petrol stations are under pressure yet again after motorists continue to flock to petrol stations, despite government officials stating that there ‘is enough petrol’.

Huge queues have formed across Essex roads near petrol stations, which has caused traffic chaos, with some motorists claiming that other drivers are ‘driving on the wrong side of the road’ to get into forecourts.

Follow our live blog below for the latest updates on petrol station closures and traffic:

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