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A14: Road closed eastbound between Whitehouse and Copdock following van accident

PUBLISHED: 06:38 07 May 2014

Road closed

Road closed

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The A14 has been closed eastbound between Whitehouse and Copdock after a van spun across the road and came to a rest straddling the carriageway.

A spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary said the road was expected to reopen shortly after 7pm, although traffic was backed up to Claydon.

No one has been reported hurt.

A new road, which ran almost £5m over budget, faces fresh controversy after it emerged a council employee involved in the project also completed work for the road’s developers through his private company.

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

Firefighters were called to a house fire which began in the living room of a house in Colchester in the early hours of this morning.

“And now on the line we have MEP Alex Mayer and John Rogers ... good morning, gentlemen,” – this happens quite frequently when I do radio interviews, writes East of England MEP Alex Mayer.

Women from Suffolk have described how their lives were rocked by “unfair” changes to pension laws.

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Murray Park in Ipswich is set to get a trim trail as the latest measure to improve facilities.

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