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Travel: Crashes, flooding and fallen trees reported across the region

PUBLISHED: 16:33 10 August 2014 | UPDATED: 16:56 10 August 2014

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Minor incidents continue to blight the region’s roads in the wet weather.

A white Ford Fiesta has crashed near the Martlesham Industrial Estate after losing control, with the car’s male driver suffering an arm injury.

A car skidded out of control and crashed at the roundabout off Junction 50 of the A14 at Stowupland.

A large tree branch blocked a lane on the westbound-off slip road of the A14 at Junction 40, for Higham, while part of the car park of Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds has also been closed off after half a lime tree came crashing down.

Minor flooding has also been reported at the railway bridge on the junction between Barton Road and New Road in Thurston.

In Colchester, a blue Ford Fiesta crashed into a bollard at the junction between Northern Approach and Boxted Road at around 2.15pm.

A drunk scaffolder who was driving a stolen work van threw a drink can out out of the window and made a “V” sign at police officers during a chase on the A11 in Suffolk, a court has heard.

The 22-year-old woman killed in a fatal crash on the A12 at Frostenden has been named by police.

A taxi and mini-bus hire company in Ipswich has stopped trading, leaving a group of customers with a prior booking waiting for a minibus that never turned up.

Although most of the 93,000 passengers passing through Stansted’s doors tomorrow for the start of their half term holidays will be blissfully unaware of it, the next few weeks will be a crucially defining moment in the history of Stansted Airport.

A teenager who sexually assaulted a woman in Bury St Edmunds is facing a custodial sentence when he is sentenced next week.

Police are appealing for help to find a missing 26-year-old man from Cockfield, near Bury St Edmunds.

A serious collision involving a lorry and a cyclist near Sudbury has closed part of the A134 this morning.

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