A14 reopens after three-vehicle crash near Copdock Interchange

Traffic queueing towards Copdock on the A14 (stock image). Picture: ANDREW PARTRIDGE

Traffic queueing towards Copdock on the A14 (stock image). Picture: ANDREW PARTRIDGE - Credit: Andrew Partridge

Police have reopened the A14 near the Copdock Interchange after a three-vehicle crash caused delays during the rush hour this evening.

The collision, which took place on the A14 eastbound just before junction 55 (Copdock Interchange), was initially reported to police as a four-vehicle crash at around 4.50pm this evening.

A section of the inside lane was closed by police during the incident.

In an update, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said the road reopened at 5.30pm, and said that three vehicles were involved the collision. They were a Honda CR-V, a Ford S-MAX, and a Peugeot Bipper van.

There were no serious injuries. An ambulance was sent to the scene as a precautionary measure.


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All three vehicles have been moved into a layby, where they await recovery.

There were no arrests in the “minor collision”, the force spokesman added.

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The incident continues to cause residual delays in the area this evening.

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