Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 1°C

Search

Suffolk: Police informed of several minor collisions on county roads this morning, which are believed to be mainly due to foggy conditions

09:28 14 March 2014

Very difficult driving conditions on the A14 at Needham Market due to thick fog.

Very difficult driving conditions on the A14 at Needham Market due to thick fog.

Archant

Police have been called to several minor collisions across Suffolk this morning as heavy fog continues to cause poor driving conditions.

Police are advising motorists to take extra care while out on the roads until the fog has lifted, which is expected to be about mid-morning today.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said: “Drive to the conditions, drive slowly, leave enough time for your journey and allow sufficient distance with the vehicle in front.”

Among the incidents reported on the county’s roads today was a collision on the A143 near Botesdale between two motorcyclists.

One of the riders was taken to hospital with serious arm and leg injuries, which have been described as “potentially life-changing”.

3 comments

  • Blinking iPad and predictive text, I did type souper.

    Report this comment

    richie w

    Friday, March 14, 2014

  • Its hardly surprising there are so many accidents. On my short journey to work in the fog the amount of idiots with no lights on at all was shocking BUT the most shocking of all was the Police car that was driving in the thick fog with no lights on, these people are stupid it is not to see but to be seen...

    Report this comment

    C Smith

    Friday, March 14, 2014

  • Yes It was a proper old pea super on my drive from Woodbridge to Bury and I lost count of the motorists who failed to switch on their lights. The milkman who delivers to Grundisburgh is always a menace ( failing to check his mirrors before pulling off) today he decided to do just that but with no lights on too! RSoles, the lot of them.

    Report this comment

    richie w

    Friday, March 14, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

An Ipswich shopkeeper who sold “legal highs” with labelling which failed to give customers information about the use and risks of taking them has been given a community order.

Father Christmas and his friends from the Ipswich Round Table are preparing for the 2016 Rudolph Run but what route will they take this year and when will they visit your street?

Christchurch Mansion, Fore Street Swimming Pool and the Town Hall are just a handful of Ipswich’s prestigious buildings set to be opened up for filming as part of the Screen Suffolk deal under latest plans by town bosses.

Inspired snappers in Kesgrave enjoyed the summer sun and braved the wintry weather to share their stills in the latest Kesgrave Photography Competition.

A man from Hadleigh has been arrested in connection with a house robbery in which two residents were tied up.

A record proportion of schools are rated ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ in Suffolk, new figures show.

A university accommodation block in Ipswich was evacuated yesterday after a fire broke out in a communal area.

A prickly addition to a church Christmas tree festival is celebrating Suffolk’s pioneering role in hedgehog preservation.

A Conservative MP will fight to be the mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in elections due to be held next year.

East Anglians are among the 930 new names in the 2017 edition of Who’s Who, which will be published on Monday.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

MyDate24 MyPhotos24