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A14 lane blocked after lorry tyre blowout

PUBLISHED: 09:08 18 October 2020 | UPDATED: 09:08 18 October 2020

Police helped guide traffic around the scene  Picture: JAMES BASS

Police helped guide traffic around the scene Picture: JAMES BASS

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A lane of the A14 was blocked to traffic this morning after a lorry was forced to stop due to a blown tyre.

Police blocked traffic from using the inside lane of the road on the westbound carriageway just after junction 37 for Exning, near Newmarket.

A second lorry was also reported to have stopped at the scene to assist.

Police said some debris had been left on the road as a result of the suspected blowout, just before 7.30am.

Traffic was said to have been light at the time and was coping well around the closure.


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