Three miles of tailbacks on A14 clearing after collision near Copdock

The collision happened near the Copdock Interchange outside of Ipswich

The collision happened near the Copdock Interchange outside of Ipswich - Credit: Google Maps

A collision on the A14 outside of Ipswich caused heavy traffic during rush hour.

Police closed lane one of the eastbound carriageway approaching junction 55 for the Copdock Interchange.

National Highways said on Twitter queues had formed for three miles.

The AA traffic map suggested drivers were queuing as far back as Claydon.

National Highways later updated that all lanes were open and that two miles of traffic was beginning to clear.

The conditions of the drivers involved in the collision are not known at this time.

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