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Broken down car causing slow traffic on A14 Orwell Bridge

A car has broken down close to the Orwell Bridge causing slow traffic in the area (stock image). Picture: GREGG BROWN

A car has broken down close to the Orwell Bridge causing slow traffic in the area (stock image). Picture: GREGG BROWN

A broken down car is currently causing traffic to slow on the A14 Orwell Bridge.

Police were called just before 10.30am today, Tuesday September 5, to reports of a broken down Audi on the eastbound carriageway just after the Orwell Bride heading towards Ransomes Industrial estate.

Police officers are on scene to assist with traffic control.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said: “The vehicle is half on the hard shoulder and half on lane one.

“The traffic is slowing down around it to get past.”

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