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A14 reopened after flames engulf car

PUBLISHED: 15:13 13 June 2020 | UPDATED: 16:32 13 June 2020

A car is on fire on the A14between Nacton and Levington. Picture: JORDAN PECK PHOTOS

A car is on fire on the A14between Nacton and Levington. Picture: JORDAN PECK PHOTOS

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Firefighters have been called to battle a vehicle fire on the A14 between Nacton and Levington this afternoon.

The A14 is partially closed westbound due to the car fire. Picture: JORDAN PECK PHOTOSThe A14 is partially closed westbound due to the car fire. Picture: JORDAN PECK PHOTOS

Two crews from Ipswich East and Princes street were called at 2.22pm to reports of a car on fire on the A14 westbound.

Police also attended the scene as the slip road onto the A14 was closed, as well as the inside lane between junction 59 and 58.

Officers have confirmed there have been no casualties in the incident and the road has now been reopened.

The vehicle has been moved into the lay-by and is awaiting recovery.

Photographer Jordan Peck captured these dramatic images on the A14. Picture: JORDAN PECK PHOTOSPhotographer Jordan Peck captured these dramatic images on the A14. Picture: JORDAN PECK PHOTOS

Photographer Jordan Peck captured the dramatic moment on his way past, showing the car engulfed in flames, leaving nothing but a burnt out shell.


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