Rush hour crash causes big tailbacks
HUNDREDS of rush-hour motorists faced a congestion headache today following a two-vehicle smash on the A14 which caused miles of tailbacks. The accident happened just after 7.
HUNDREDS of rush-hour motorists faced a congestion headache today following a two-vehicle smash on the A14 which caused miles of tailbacks.
The accident happened just after 7.45am on the Stowmarket-bound carriageway near to the turn-off to the Asda supermarket in the White House area of Ipswich.
Police closed a section of the road while the accident, involving a Nissan Micra and a VW Golf, was dealt with.
The disruption, which came at one of the busiest times of the day, saw traffic snaking back as far as Copdock.
You may also want to watch:
Two ambulances were called with paramedics treating one of the drivers for minor chest injuries. However, no one was taken to hospital.
A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called shortly before 8am to a crash involving two cars on the A14 westbound.
- 1 Brunch trip leaves friend group 'anxious' after spiking fears
- 2 Supermarket switch opens door to new Ipswich Lidl
- 3 Former Ipswich teacher appears in court charged with historic sex offences
- 4 First look inside Ipswich's new Geek Retreat games cafe
- 5 'It's like we're in the stone age' - Homophobic abuse halts LGBT+ parties
- 6 Well-known Felixstowe bookseller to retire and hand over to vinyl store
- 7 Jailed in Suffolk: The criminals put behind bars this week
- 8 Major Ipswich road partially blocked after crash involving Audi and Mercedes
- 9 Matchday Recap: Celina wins it for Town and sends Portman Road wild
- 10 Man accused of Ipswich stabbing refuses to leave cell to enter plea
“A 30-year-old man was treated for chest injuries at the scene although was not conveyed to Ipswich Hospital.”
Fire crews from headquarters and Needham Market as well as the rescue appliance from Princes Street attended the accident. Firefighters released one driver from his car and recovered both vehicles from the road.
It is believed one of the cars struck the central reservation before coming to rest nearby.
Were you caught up in the chaos? Write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN or e-mail email@example.com