Orwell Bridge: A14 re-opens after four-car crash

THE A14 has re-opened after four cars have collided on the A14 causing severe tailbacks this morning.

The accident happened in the westbound carriageway just before the Orwell Bridge at around 8.10am.

A Suffolk police spokeswoman said there were reports of four cars involved in the accident which happened near to the Shell petrol station.

She said there were “severe delays” because one lanes was blocked.

She said the motorists involved are only thought to have suffered minor injuries.


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The cars involved are a silver VW Passat, a blue Honda, a black VW Tiguan and a black Peugeot 308.

The tailbacks are reported back to the Seven Hills junction with the A12.

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A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said they took two people to Ipswich Hospital for further treatment.

She said a 44-year-old man was complaining of shoulder pain while a 54-year-old woman suffered a rib injury.

The spokeswoman said the injuries were not thought to be serious.

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