Lane reopens after multi-vehicle crash causes long delays on A14

A crash on the approach to the Orwell Bridge in Suffolk is causing delays. Picture: ARCHANT

A crash on the approach to the Orwell Bridge in Suffolk is causing delays. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The A14 has fully reopened after a multi-vehicle crash on the approach to the Orwell Bridge involving a BMW, a Volvo, a Vauxhall and an Isuzu caused long delays.

A four car crash on the approach to the Orwell Bridge is causing long delays on the A14. Picture: H

A four car crash on the approach to the Orwell Bridge is causing long delays on the A14. Picture: HIGHWAYS ENGLAND - Credit: Archant

Police were called to reports of a four-car collision on the westbound carriageway of the A14 shortly before 7.30am today.

The cars collided on the approach to the Orwell Bridge on the Felixstowe side, near to the Shell garage and one lane was closed while the cars were recovered.

It is believed that there were not any serious injuries caused by the incident.

The AA had reported delays of up to 35 minutes on the road with tailbacks lasting for five miles, back past junction 58 to Levington however, since the road has reopened, the congestion has began to clear.


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There were also delays on the eastbound carriageway as traffic passes the crash, however they were less severe.

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