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The A14 is now open outside Bury St Edmunds following an earlier 'serious' crash

PUBLISHED: 07:59 06 July 2019 | UPDATED: 12:36 06 July 2019

Police in Suffolk have now confirmed a 37-year-old man died at the scene of the crash near Rougham on the A14 Picture: TOM POTTER

Police in Suffolk have now confirmed a 37-year-old man died at the scene of the crash near Rougham on the A14 Picture: TOM POTTER

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The A14 westbound has re-opened between Elmswell and Rougham after a "serious crash" closed it for more than eight hours.

Police were called at 0.53am to the single-vehicle crash just before junction 45 at Rougham.

The police spokesman could not yet comment on injuries, but said more information would be available soon.

A volunteer doctor from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) emergency medical charity also attended the scene to support the East of England Ambulance Service.

A spokesman for SARS said they could provide no further information at this time.

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The westbound carriageway was completely closed from junction 47 (Elmswell/Woolpit) to junction 45 (Rougham) while police carried out initial investigations and there were delays of at least 15 minutes.

A diversion was put in place.

For more traffic information see here or follow @HighwaysEAST on Twitter.

For urgent real-time help, Highways England's contact centre team can provide up-to-the-minute information on 0300 123 5000.

The police investigation is underway.

-More information to follow.

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