Two die in A14 road crash

INVESTIGATIONS are underway today after two people died and five were injured in a road crash on the A14.Emergency crews were called to the Ipswich-bound carriageway just past the junction with the A140, at Coddenham, at around 1.30am after a multi-vehicle accident.

INVESTIGATIONS are under way today after two people died and five were injured in a road crash on the A14.

Emergency crews were called to the Ipswich-bound carriageway just past the junction with the A140, at Coddenham, at around 1.30am after a multi-vehicle accident.

Suffolk police have confirmed two people were declared dead at the scene and five others were taken to Ipswich Hospital by paramedics.

The carriageway is now closed between the junctions of the A1120 at Stowmarket and the B1113 at Claydon, with traffic being diverted along the B1113.


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Traffic travelling towards Ipswich on the A140 has been diverted along the A1120 at Earl Stonham, to pick up the diversion route and join the A14 at Claydon.

The road is expected to remain closed until after rush hour this morning and motorists are being asked to avoid the area.

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A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said a child was among those taken to hospital. He said the injured people had life-threatening conditions, but were all stable.

Any witnesses to the crash, or anyone who passed through the scene shortly after the accident, is asked to call Suffolk police's roads policing unit at the Martlesham headquarters on 01473 613500.

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