Road closed after lorry crash near Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 14:04 10 June 2019 | UPDATED: 17:22 10 June 2019

The crash happened on the A1071, Hurdle Makers Lane, at Burstall Picture: GOOGLE IMAGES

The crash happened on the A1071, Hurdle Makers Lane, at Burstall Picture: GOOGLE IMAGES


Police, paramedics and firefighters are on the scene of a serious crash on the A1071 near Ipswich.

Officers were called at 1.10pm today with reports of a collision involving a lorry and a car on the A1071 at Burstall.

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The road is currently closed in both directions between the Swan Hill roundabout and the junction with The Street.

Three fire pumps are in attendance, where crews are attempting to remove a person from one of the vehicles.

It is not yet clear if there have been any serious injuries.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

Motorists leaving Ipswich are currently heading right on the roundabout on the A1071 and Swan Hill, then left onto Burstall Lane.

Traffic is building ahead of rush hour and delays should be expected for the rest of the day.

No time for the reopening of the road has been given by police. The road closure is currently being managed by Suffolk Highways.

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