Lane closed on A14 after lorry collides with horsebox

The lorry collided with the horsebox, which had broken down in the road near Rougham Picture: NSRAPT

The lorry collided with the horsebox, which had broken down in the road near Rougham Picture: NSRAPT - Credit: NSRAPT

A horse has been injured after a horsebox and HGV collided on the A14 near Rougham.

A horsebox and a lorry have collided on the A14 near Rougham Picture: NSRAPT

A horsebox and a lorry have collided on the A14 near Rougham Picture: NSRAPT - Credit: NSRAPT

Police were called to the crash heading westbound between junctions 46 and 45 at 2.50pm this afternoon.

A lorry reportedly collided with a horse box, which had broken down on the road.

Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team (NSRAPT) tweeted: “Units still on scene A14 WB Rougham pending recovery of the HGV and horsebox involved in RTC earlier. Expect continued delays.”

Officers also warned motorists to avoid ‘rubbernecking’ after a second collision on the eastbound side of the carriageway.

The collision took place on the A14 near Rougham Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The collision took place on the A14 near Rougham Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant


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A spokesman for Suffolk police said that the horse had sustained injuries, but they were not thought to be serious.

He added that the other occupants of the vehicles were unharmed.

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The lane remains closed while recovery for the vehicles is arranged.

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