A14 reopens after lorry crash

A major road was reopened in time for rush hour this morning after an HGV crash forced its overnight closure.

EMERGENCY services were called at 6pm yesterday to the crash, which left an HGV in an embankment and a car ploughed through the central reservation. A spokeswoman for Suffolk Police said that officers had been called to the incident on the westbound carriageway of the A14 at Wherstead.

The incident left the road closed and tail backs reaching the Nacton interchange.

Alex Webb, operations room manager for Suffolk police said that the incident had caused chaos for drivers and that there had been a knock-on effect for traffic in the surrounding area.The road was fully reopened at 5.45am this morning.

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