Update/travel: A14 westbound reopens more than four hours after two-vehicle crash between Trimley St Martin and Seven Hills

The scene of the accident on the A14 between Trimley St Martin and Seven Hills. Image from Highways

The scene of the accident on the A14 between Trimley St Martin and Seven Hills. Image from Highways Agency. - Credit: Archant

The A14 westbound has fully reopened after this morning’s crash involving a HGV and a van.

It took place at around 6.30 this morning between J59 for Trimley St Martin and J58 for the A12 at Seven Hills.

The HGV crashed through the central reservation causing “considerable damage to the barriers” according to a Suffolk police spokesman.

Recovery of the HGV has now finished and repairs made to the central reservation.

A diversion via Howlett Way, High Road and Felixstowe Road was in place for motorists wanting to travel westbound during the recovery operation.


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The eastbound carriageway is also fully open after one lane was closed earlier to aid recovery.

The police spokesman also said the ambulance service attended the scene but have only dealt with minor injuries.

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