Crash between van and lorry on A14 eastbound at Stowmarket

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service attended. Picture: SIMON PARKER

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service attended. Picture: SIMON PARKER

Traffic was heavy on a main Suffolk road today after two vehicles collided.

The crash happened on the A14 eastbound at Stowmarket near the junction for the A1308 around 12.45pm.

No-one was believed to have been seriously injured during the incident, a spokeswoman for Suffolk Constabulary said.

The collision involved a Ford Transit panel van and a Scania lorry.

One lane of the A14 was closed for around 45 minutes while emergency services worked at the scene.

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Police also shut the slip road at Haughley.

The police spokeswoman said traffic was reported to be building up in the area.

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Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service sent three vehicles – once each from Ipswich East, Stowmarket and Elmswell – to the scene, but the incident was under control when they arrived.

A brigade spokesman said: “All persons were released by arrival and no action was required by the fire service.”

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