A14: Traffic built up as woman tried to change tyre close to Orwell Bridge

POLICE have been dealing with two incidents on the A14 in Suffolk this afternoon.

At about 2.40pm police received reports that a lorry had broken down on the A14 in Newmarket, westbound at junction 37.

The exit slip road is currently closed and a police spokeswoman said it is believed the lorry had shred a tyre.

At just after 2.40pm, police were called to the A14 at the Orwell Bridge, westbound between junction 56-57.

A police spokeswoman said that a woman had stopped her car and had been changing a tyre when traffic had began to build up.

One lane was blocked between Nacton Interchange and Wherstead Interchange.

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