Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 9°C

Search

Road to be closed ‘several hours’ after lorry hits power cable leaving 40 homes without electricity

PUBLISHED: 14:04 23 August 2018 | UPDATED: 16:02 23 August 2018

The accident happened near to the White Horse in Great Waldingfield Picture: GOOGLE

The accident happened near to the White Horse in Great Waldingfield Picture: GOOGLE

Google

A Suffolk Road is expected to be blocked for “several hours” after a lorry collided with a power cable this afternoon.

A Suffolk police spokesman said officers were called to Lavenham Road in Great Waldingfield, near Sudbury, at 12.40pm following reports of a collision near to the White Horse pub.

Police later said the road, the B1115, was expected to be closed for “several hours” while emergency services dealt with the accident.

Traffic diversions are in place

UK Power Network said around 40 homes had been left without power.

Engineers had been on the scene and hope to have power back on between 5.30 and 6.30pm.

No injuries have been reported at the scene.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Today we can finally reveal the names of the people selected to be on our first ever Inspiring Women of Suffolk list.

This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector.

The list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations.

A Colchester woman accused of murdering a rough sleeper, whose badly beaten body was found in a car park, allegedly saw one of her co-defendants bite off the victim’s ear lobe and try to get him to swallow it.

Adriano Guedes, aged 65, of Kessingland, moved to England from Portugal more than 15 years ago and was admitted to hospital in 2014 after having a stroke.

A woman walking her dog along a footpath in Sudbury was confronted by a man who demanded her mobile phone.

Tributes have been paid to the former principal of Chadacre Agricultural College, John Paton Philip MBE, who has died at the age of 92.

The sea wall of an island off the coast of Suffolk is being lowered by almost half a metre to prevent it flooding in stormy weather.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24