Westbound A14 reopens following lorry crash closure

PUBLISHED: 09:22 20 September 2019 | UPDATED: 11:51 20 September 2019

The A14 has been closed at Rougham, near Bury St Edmunds  Picture: ARCHANT

The A14 has been closed at Rougham, near Bury St Edmunds Picture: ARCHANT


A stretch of the A14 has reopened following a three-hour closure as a result of a traffic collision involving at least three vehicles.

The crash happened on the westbound carriageway of the road at Rougham.

The road was closed for three hours between junctions 47 and 45, for Woolpit and Rougham.

The crash happened at about 8.30am and is thought to have involved a skip lorry and at least two other vehicles.

Police said no one was seriously hurt in the collision, but that one person was taken to West Suffolk Hospital with minor injuries.

Traffic was diverted through Norton, Stowlangtoft and Great Barton to rejoin the A14 at junction 43.

The road closure was officially lifted at 11.24am.

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