A14 eastbound at Risby re-open following crash between two lorries

Accident on A14 at Risby - photo courtesy of Suffolk Constabulary

Accident on A14 at Risby - photo courtesy of Suffolk Constabulary - Credit: Archant

A central reservation of the A14 at Risby is being repaired after two articulated lorries collided this morning.

Diversions are being put in place after a crash between two lorries.

Diversions are being put in place after a crash between two lorries. - Credit: Archant

The crash happened around 7am on the eastbound carriageway, with one of the vehicles coming to rest straddling the central reservation.

Police are now set to prosecute nine drivers caught trying to film the crash scene

Lane two of the westbound carriageway is still closed while Highways Suffolk works to repair the barrier.

Lane one of the westbound carriageway re-opened at 8.25am and both lanes of the eastbound carriageway re-opened at 11.07am.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service and the East of England Ambulance Service also attended the crash.


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Fire crews from Bury and Ixworth worked to free a male driver trapped within one of the lorries.

The lorry was made safe and all crews had returned to their stations by 8.45am.

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Both motorists were not seriously injured in the crash and no one was taken to hospital, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said.

A police investigation is underway to establish the cause of the crash.

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