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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 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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