Rain brings summer to a crashing halt
TORRENTIAL rain brought Suffolk's summer crashing to an end today.Darkness hardly lifted until well into the day, and cars had to travel with headlights on through driving rain.
TORRENTIAL rain brought Suffolk's summer crashing to an end today.
Darkness hardly lifted until well into the day, and cars had to travel with headlights on through driving rain.
A police spokeswoman the weather caused several accidents.
At 10.27am in the High Street, Newmarket a lorry and car were in collision by the clocktower.
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At 10.33am in East Street, Sudbury a car hit a bus, but nobody was injured. At 9.21am in Sparhawk Street, Bury St Edmunds, a car collided with a house and nobody was hurt.
A car had to be removed from the A14 at Bury at 9.04am, after it crashed.
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At 8.07am four cars were moved to layby after one hit a crash barrier on the A14 near the Wherstead turn-off.
At 10.44am on the B1116 at Dennington, a motorcyclist came off his bike, after he was believed to have hit a deer.
See page 10 for a review of August's weather.