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A14 clear after car and trailer 'jackknife'

PUBLISHED: 18:12 13 February 2020 | UPDATED: 19:36 13 February 2020

The incident is causing huge tailbacks over the Orwell Bridge Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The incident is causing huge tailbacks over the Orwell Bridge Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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The A14 westbound is now clear following an accident earlier this evening involving a car towing a trailer.

Police were called to junction of the A137 and the A14, between the Wherstead Interchange and Copdock, at 5.35pm following the accident.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said the accident involved 4x4 car and its trailer.

There were no injuries at the scene.

Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed police said on Twitter: "A14 westbound at Junction 56 Wherstead is currently closed while Recovery Agents move a 4x4 & trailer that jack-knifed across the carriageway during rush hour.

Drivers reported long delays in the area with queues stretching back over the Orwell Bridge. 
Highways England reported that the road was clear just after 7.30pm.

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