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Lorry driver allegedly failed to stop after A14 crash near Wherstead, Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 15:02 12 January 2018 | UPDATED: 18:06 12 January 2018

The A14 was congested after a crash near Wherstead (stock image). Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

The A14 was congested after a crash near Wherstead (stock image). Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

A lorry driver is reported to have driven off after a crash on the A14 near Wherstead, south of Ipswich, this afternoon.

Suffolk police received reports of a crash on the westbound carriageway at around 1.25pm.

The woman driving a Ford Fiesta was reported to have suffered injuries after colliding with what is believed to have been a heavy goods vehicle.

An ambulance had been called – but police said the woman was able to arrange her own transport to hospital.

Her car has been taken to a lay-by and the road was reported to be clear by just after 2pm.

Suffolk police is appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to call 101.

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