Traffic delays in early morning rush hour

HEAVY traffic is causing major delays for motorists during this morning’s rush hour in Ipswich.

Suffolk police have confirmed there are no major incidents on the county’s roads, leaving only roadworks for road users to contend with.

A heavy build-up of traffic along Bishops Hill, Felixstowe Road and Nacton Road has been reported this morning.

An earlier accident at the junction of Bramford Road and Yarmouth Road in Ipswich caused minor delays after a car and a motorcycle collided at around 6.40am.

The 20-year-old motorcyclist from Ipswich is believed to have suffered a broken left leg and arm in the collision.


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The police spokesman said his injuries were not thought to be life threatening. He said the junction was clear by around 7.20am.

On the A14 at Newmarket there were reports of cows loose on the road but the carriageway was reported to have been cleared by 8am.

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Meanwhile, today will remain cloudy with a few light showers, clearing to brighter spells this afternoon.

A forecaster at WeatherQuest said temperatures are expected to reach around 16C in Suffolk.

Tonight will be mainly dry but cloudy with temperatures dropping to around 12C.

For more details or a specific forecast speak to a forecaster on 09065 77 76 75 Calls cost �1.50 per minute. We can also provide a regular forecast sent by fax or email for details phone us on 01603 507605.

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