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Two hours of mayhem on Suffolk’s roads causing delays on A14 and A12

PUBLISHED: 16:34 20 November 2018 | UPDATED: 11:09 26 November 2018

The A14 at J51 Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The A14 at J51 Picture: GOOGLE MAPS


Suffolk police are warning drivers of delays across a number of the county’s roads after a series of collisions.

Officers were called at 3pm to the A14 near Claydon after a car is said to have rolled westbound near junction 51.

In a tweet police told drivers to expect the delays close to the turning for the A140.

They said: “Officers are at the scene of a single-vehicle collision just before junction 51 of the #A14 and close to the turning for the #A140.

“A single lane is currently open and recovery has been requested. A HGV has also sustained a tyre blow-out nearby.

Motorists should expect delays.”

On the eastbound side of the A14 at Risby, police are arriving at a four vehicle collision close to the first turn off for Bury St Edmunds.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said that the incident did not appear to be serious at this stage.

Elsewhere on the A12 at East Bergholt, police were called at 4.35pm to a collision involving three cars and a lorry.

The collision is said to have take place northbound on the on slip road.

There is said to be a build up of traffic in the area.

Finally a car and a motorbike are said to have collided on Western Way in Bury St Edmunds at 4.30pm.

No information is known at this stage about any potential injuries.

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