Crash causes early morning road closure

A SECTION of the A14 was closed this morning after two lorries collided near Cambridge.

A SECTION of the A14 has been closed after two lorries collided near Cambridge.

The crash happened near Girton at about 4.30am, closing the westbound carriageway of the road.

One of the drivers was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital with leg injuries.

Local diversions have been put in place while police clear the road.

Earlier, the new eastbouond section of the A14 was reopened at the Haughley Bends.

Work began in June 2007 to improve safety along the notorious stretch of road, converting it into a two-way local road and dedicated route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

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Major roadworks had closed the entry slip road of the eastbound carriageway between the Haughley New Street junction and the Stowmarket junction.

Meanwhile an accident near junction 24 of the A12 closed the London bound carriageway of the road this morning.

The stretch of road near Kelvedon was reopened soon after 6am but traffic was delayed for nearly two hours after the incident.

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