The A14 near Ipswich has been closed in both directions following a police incident.

The major road was closed between J56 at Wherstead and J54 by Suffolk Police.

A heavy emergency service presence has been spotted at the scene with up to eight police cars and two ambulances.

An air ambulance has also landed at the scene.

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Heavy traffic had built in both directions with drivers warned to avoid the area.

This is the second incident today after a broken-down vehicle caused delays on the same section.