Emergency services at scene of ‘serious collision’ on A14 near Rougham

The area of the A14 eastbound at Rougham in Suffolk where a fatal collision took place on Boxing Day

The area of the A14 eastbound at Rougham in Suffolk where a fatal collision took place on Boxing Day 2017. Picture: GREGG BROWN

A man has suffered life-threatening injuries following a crash on the A14 near Rougham this evening. In an update on Wednesday, December 27, police announced that the man had died at the scene.

Police were called just before 9.30pm today, Tuesday, December 26, to reports of a two-vehicle collision on the A14 eastbound, just east of junction 45.

The road has been completely closed while emergency services work at the scene.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said four fire engines - two from Bury St Edmunds, one from Elmswell and one from Ixworth - had also been sent.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said: “Suffolk Police are currently at the scene of a serious collision at Rougham.


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“Police were contacted at 9.30pm today, Tuesday, December 26, to attend a two vehicle collision on the A14 east bound just east of junction 45.

“Emergency services are at the scene.

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“Diversions are in place and the road is closed while an investigation is carried out by the Serious Collision Investigation Team.”

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