Delays for travellers between Ipswich and Cambridge when HGV hits bridge

Police were at the scene

Police were at the scene - Credit: Archant

A HGV crashed into a bridge in Little Saxham – causing trains to be delayed between Ipswich and Cambridge.

Police were called to the scene near the west Suffolk village’s former train station around 2.40pm.

A force spokeswoman said a white articulated lorry had struck the bridge – Network Rail and Greater Anglia were informed at 3.10pm.

Although the bridge was believed to undamaged, engineers from Network Rail needed to assess the bridge for safety defects.

Delays were caused for around 35 minutes for services between Ipswich and Cambridge.


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A spokeswoman for Greater Anglia said it was “not a major crash” and the bridge was assessed as safe by 3.45pm.

No-one was injured in the collision.

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