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Update: A11 reopens after five-vehicle crash at Barton Mills closes carriageways

PUBLISHED: 08:20 28 August 2014 | UPDATED: 10:25 28 August 2014

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The A11 was closed for two-and-a-half hours after a five-vehicle crash at Barton Mills.

Police were called just before 7.30am to the road, Newmarket-bound. Some of the vehicles’ occupants received minor injuries in an incident described by police as a “shunt”.

The Highways Agency was called to clear up oil and fuel left on the road. A force spokesman said the road had reopened at 10am.

Emergency services have also been at the scene of a two vehicle collision on the A134 at Barnham, near Thetford, which blocked the road.

The crash happened at 8.10am and involved two cars. An ambulance was called, but no one needed treatment or transport to hospital.

A seven-year-old girl drowned at her best friend’s birthday pool party while there was no lifeguard on duty, an inquest heard.

After weeks of drama, tears, and a nail-biting final, the stars of ITV2’s Love Island returned to Stansted Airport yesterday.

A 32-year-old man has appeared in court charged with deliberately touching a woman’s bottom in Primark.

Witnesses to a crash in which a blue Jaguar car came off the A12 in Suffolk and collided with a tree are being urged to contact police.

An 88-year-old man who died following a road collision in Barton Mills has been formally named as former referee Charles McCulloch, of Seymore Street, Cambridge.

Children at a Suffolk school’s summer fair were given a tour of an ambulance and the chance to play with its lights and sirens.

The company which runs Foxhall Stadium today pleaded guilty to jeopardising the safety of the public at the speedway and banger racing venue.

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