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Lane re-opens on A14 after crash near Copdock

PUBLISHED: 17:13 07 January 2020 | UPDATED: 20:28 07 January 2020

There are long delays over the Orwell Bridge after two vans crashed closing a lane on the A14. Picture: HIGHWAYS ENGLAND

There are long delays over the Orwell Bridge after two vans crashed closing a lane on the A14. Picture: HIGHWAYS ENGLAND

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Traffic is now flowing on the A14 after a crash between two vans caused long delays over the Orwell Bridge.

There are long delays on the A14 after two vans crashed near Wherstead. Picture: HIGHWAYS ENGLANDThere are long delays on the A14 after two vans crashed near Wherstead. Picture: HIGHWAYS ENGLAND

Police were called to reports of a collision on the westbound carriageway between junction 55 at Copdock and junction 56 at Wherstead shortly before 5pm today.

Officers arrived to find two vans had collided, blocking the outside lane.

The lane is now back open, with both vehicles recovered from the scene.

The ambulance service was also called but it is not believed that anyone was seriously injured in the crash.

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The lane closure caused traffic chaos along the A14 during rush hour.

Cars were queued back for miles with the traffic causing delays over the Orwell Bridge back to junction 58 at Seven Hills.

Two fire crews were called to the scene, one from Ipswich East and one from Princes Street, after it was thought that one of the vehicles was on fire.

However, they had both left the scene by 5.25pm.

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