Update: Orwell Bridge in Ipswich open after earlier road traffic collision involving car and lorry

The Orwell Bridge

The Orwell Bridge - Credit: citizenside.com

The A14 Orwell bridge in Ipswich has re-opened following a road traffic collision this morning.

Police were called at around 9.15am to the A14 heading westbound to reports of a collision involving a lorry and a blue Toyota Corolla.

Both carriageways were blocked with one vehicle in the central reservation.

There are not thought to be any injuries, although another one or two vehicles may also have been involved.

Highways Maintenance have been called to damage to the crash barrier.


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Traffic had been queued between junction 57 for Nacton and 56 for Wherstead, but the road was re-opened by 10.30am.

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