Traffic clears at Copdock Interchange after vehicle breaks down on A12

Police were called to the A12 southbound at Capel St Mary

One lane of the A12 is closed at Capel St Mary (stock photo). - Credit: Su Anderson

Traffic has cleared after a broken down vehicle closed a lane of the A12 at Capel St Mary this morning.

Police confirmed the A12 is now reopen following the incident on the southbound carriageway.

The inside lane, heading south towards Colchester and London, was temporarily closed following the breakdown, causing long delays around the Copdock Interchange roundabout. 

The AA traffic map showed slow traffic around Copdock Interchange, with delays also building on the westbound carriageway of the A14 heading towards the roundabout.

There were also delays on the northbound carriageway of the A12 heading towards Ipswich, however the road is now clear and traffic is running smoothly.

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