Man airlifted to hospital after serious collision on A14 at Rougham

The incident happened at lunchtime. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

The incident happened at lunchtime. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: Archant

A man was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital via air ambulance following a serious crash on the A14 at Rougham.

The crash happened on the A14 between J46 at Thurston and J47 at Woolpit. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The crash happened on the A14 between J46 at Thurston and J47 at Woolpit. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

Police were called to the scene at 1.10pm today following reports of a serious road traffic collision on the westbound carriageway between J46 at Thurston and J47 at Woolpit.

A spokesperson for Suffolk police said the collision involved a lorry and a man. It is not yet clear whether the man was on foot or in a vehicle.

The westbound carriageway between Woolpit and Haughley was closed, and traffic diverted towards Woolpit.

The eastbound carriageway was also closed for a short time.


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A police spokeswoman said the road had been reopened at 7.15pm

Both highways and ambulance services were called to the scene.

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There are no reports of any further injuries.

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