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Labrador 'in serious condition' after being hit by car on A14 near Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 11:47 01 August 2018 | UPDATED: 16:06 01 August 2018

Heavy traffic on A14 after incidents at Copdock interchange

Heavy traffic on A14 after incidents at Copdock interchange

Police have now reopened a stretch of the A14 near Ipswich after a dog was hit by a car.

A black Labrador is in a serious condition after being struck by a car on the A14 this morning.

Emergency crews shut lane two of the eastbound carriageway following reports a dog had been struck by a vehicle.

Hadleigh Police tweeted a the time: “Please take care as you approach this part of the A14 and expect possible delays.”

At 11.30am, they tweeted to update drivers, suggesting the road had re-opened again – and that the dog had been taken to the vets.

Hadleigh Police had also received reports of another dog still loose in the area, but officers were unable to locate a second animal.

• Stay with us for updates on this developing news story as we receive more information from the emergency services.

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