Delays cleared after two-vehicle crash blocks A1071

Road Closed sign in Ipswich. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The A1071 was closed earlier due to a collision (stock image) - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

The A1071 at Hintlesham has reopened following a two-vehicle crash which blocked the road this morning. . 

Suffolk police said Thorpes Hill between the George Pub and Chattisham turnoff is now cleared following the collision. 

The vehicles have now been recovered and traffic has returned to normal. 

Oil tanker fallen into ditch in Baddingham Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Police have been attending a number of road incidents in Suffolk today. - Credit: Charlotte Bond

Police described the road conditions as "treacherous" and reminded people to only travel if making an essential journey.

Police were also called at 7.30am to a broken down lorry on the on-slip for the A14 at Newmarket.

The on-slip is down to one lane, but no issues have been reported. 

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