A14 chaos hit commuters

EMERGENCY services were today trying to clear up part of the A14 near Newmarket after a lorry shed its load.

COMMUTER traffic was thrown into chaos today when a lorry shed its load of bricks on a major road in Suffolk.

Emergency services were called to the Ipswich-bound carriageway of the A14 near Newmarket at around 7am after the lorry overturned.

The lorry driver was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge but his injuries are not believed to be serious.

One lane of the A14 was blocked, but the whole carriageway was expected to be closed until lunchtime while recovery of the vehicle is arranged.

Police have put diversions in place and advised motorists to avoid the Ipswich-bound carriageway if possible.

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