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Road cleared after A14 crash causes rush hour delays

PUBLISHED: 16:23 28 May 2019 | UPDATED: 17:53 28 May 2019

The scene of the crash on the A14 near Newmarket. Picture: HIGHWAYS ENGLAND

The scene of the crash on the A14 near Newmarket. Picture: HIGHWAYS ENGLAND

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Motorists had been warned to expect delays of up to an hour following a crash on the A14 near Newmarket.

The crash happened on the eastbound carriageway between junction 36 near Nine Mile Hill and the Exning interchange at junction 37 earlier on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 28.

Lane one of the road was closed, while lanes two and three remained open despite traffic build-up.

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Traffic queued as far back at the slip road for the Newmarket Bypass, where the A11 and A14 meet.

Officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Armed Policing Team were sent to the scene, as well as ambulance crews.

It is currently unknown how many vehicles were involved, or if there have been any injuries.

Highways England instructed drivers to consider alternative routes to avoid delay as the rush hour approaches.

Traffic further east was also affected by an earlier collision involving a car towing a caravan and a lorry.

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