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Felixstowe: Pictures released of lorry which jack knifed in Felixstowe, causing delays

11:08 09 July 2014

A lorry which jack knifed in Felixstowe

A lorry which jack knifed in Felixstowe

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Images have been released by police of a lorry which jack knifed on a slip road off the A14 in Felixstowe last night, which caused delays for motorists.

A lorry which jack knifed in FelixstoweA lorry which jack knifed in Felixstowe

The incident happened in Dock Spur Road, near Morrisons, at about 8.20pm yesterday.

Drivers travelling to the Port of Felixstowe were advised to use Dock Gate One as a result, because Dock Gate Two was blocked in both directions.

As well as recovery for the vehicle, the Environment Agency was also called because of a diesel spill.

The lorry, which had a 20ft container on the back, was recovered at 11pm and the road re-opened at 1.50am today.

Nobody was injured in the incident.

Storm Doris descended on Suffolk yesterday causing disruption, damage and travel misery for thousands.

Storm Doris has caused widespread disruption across Essex.

Ipswich’s MP has said work must continue to provide the town with alternative routes for diverted Orwell Bridge traffic in the wake of yesterday’s closure.

Ipswich was again forced to deal with the disruption caused by an Orwell Bridge closure yesterday as Storm Doris wreaked havoc across East Anglia.

Pianos collectively worth £50,000 are being given away to schools and community groups.

Nearly 11 hours after it was closed, motorists are now able to use the Orwell Bridge.

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