Road worker in hit and run smash

A ROAD worker helping to complete improvements to a notorious stretch of the A14 suffered leg and back injuries in a hit-and-run smash, police have revealed.

A ROAD worker helping to complete improvements to a notorious stretch of the A14 suffered leg and back injuries in a hit-and-run smash, police have revealed.

The accident took place on the Ipswich-bound lane of the dual carriageway at Haughley bends, where several million pounds have been spent to improve safety.

At around 8.45pm on Wednesday, a green Rover was involved in a collision with the worker, before driving from the scene.

The worker's injuries, which were fortunately not serious, were treated at hospital.


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The accident, which happened near roadworks, is believed to be one of the first to have taken place on the recently reopened stretch.

A police spokesman urged any witnesses to the crash to call the force.

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Officers are particularly keen to speak to a lorry driver who sounded his horn as he passed the crash scene.

Those who can help police with their enquiries should call Pc Ian Jepp at the Bury Roads Policing Unit on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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