Crash on A14 near Orwell Bridge leaves trailer straddling crash barrier

A crash on the A14 near the Orwell brodge is causing traffic delays in the area (stock image). Pictu

A crash on the A14 near the Orwell brodge is causing traffic delays in the area (stock image). Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

A Land Rover has crashed on the A14 near the Orwell Bridge leaving its trailer straddling a crash barrier.

Police were called at around 10.30am today, Monday July 2, to reports of a single vehicle collision on the A14 westbound at Wherstead.

According to a spokeswoman for Suffolk police, a Land Rover with a trailer has ended up on its side causing traffic delays in the area.

She said: “It looks like the trailer was carrying grass turf.

“The vehicle is on its side down a steep embankment and the trailer is straddling the barrier.

“Highways have been made aware that the barrier has been damaged.

“At this point, lane one of the A14 is closed.”

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She added that an ambulance had been called to the scene although there are no reports of any significant injuries.

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