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Copdock/Capel St Mary: Horsebox and car crash on A12

PUBLISHED: 08:55 05 May 2014

A12 near Copdock (Library photo)

A12 near Copdock (Library photo)

A collision between a horsebox and a car on the A12 in Suffolk led to delays for motorists today.

A horse suffered a cut nose in the collision northbound between Copdock and Capel St Mary at around 4.45pm.

Both lanes were initially closed, prompting a diversion, before the road later re-opened at around 7pm.

A police officer drove the owner of the Ford horsebox to a nearby location to get a replacement horsebox, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said.

The collision also involved a grey Citroen Xsara. No other injuries were reported.

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