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Man fighting for life after collision with lorry on A14

PUBLISHED: 07:09 20 March 2019 | UPDATED: 09:23 20 March 2019

The East Anglian Air Ambulance airlifted a man with life-threatening injuries  to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, after he was in a collision with a lorry on the A14, near Bury St Edmunds Picture: EAAA

The East Anglian Air Ambulance airlifted a man with life-threatening injuries to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, after he was in a collision with a lorry on the A14, near Bury St Edmunds Picture: EAAA

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A man was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a collision with a lorry on the A14 near Bury St Edmunds.

A man was airlifted to hospital with life threatening injuries after being in collision with a lorry  near Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday, March 19 Picture: GOOGLE MAPSA man was airlifted to hospital with life threatening injuries after being in collision with a lorry near Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday, March 19 Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The collision happened on the westbound carriageway of the A14 at about 6.30pm, closing the road in both directions while the East Anglian Air Ambulance landed at the scene.

Suffolk Constabulary has described the injuries to the man as life-threatening and he was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, by air ambulance.

His condition is unknown at this time.

An ambulance spokesman said: “We were called to a road traffic accident on the A14 near junction 43 around 6pm last evening. One person was treated at scene and airlifted to Addenbrookes Hospital with serious injuries.”

Motorists were advised by Highways England to allow plenty of time for their journeys and consider alternative routes if possible.

The road has since reopened in both directions.

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