A14 closed after two crashes

TRAFFIC has been held up on the A14 after two road accidents blocked both lanes of the Felixstowe-bound carriageway today .

TRAFFIC has been held up on the A14 after two road accidents blocked both lanes of the Felixstowe-bound carriageway today .

Emergency services were called to the Orwell Bridge following a crash between a motorcyclist and a car shortly after 1.15pm. A woman, believed to be the motorcycle rider, is being treated for injuries to her arms.

At 1.50pm, crews were called to the section of the road at the Wherstead turn-off, where a second accident involving at least three vehicles, including a transit van, caused further chaos.

Firefighters attended and freed two people trapped inside vehicles.


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Ambulance crews took two patients to hospital, but the extent of their injuries is not yet known, and treated a child with minor injuries on the scene.

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