More details have emerged about the fatal crash that closed the A12 near Chelmsford yesterday.
A 65-year-old man from Wickford got out of his car which was parked in a layby and was then struck by at least one lorry.
He was declared dead at the scene, around half a mile before junction 16 on the London-bound carriageway.
His family have been informed.
The investigation led to the road being closed from just after 6am yesterday to Midday.
Anyone who saw the collision is asked to contact Essex Police on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org