Traffic eases after abandoned motorcycle causes heavy A14 delays

Traffic on the A14 westbound at Claydon

There are long delays on the A14 at Claydon due to a broken down motorcycle - Credit: Crown/Highways England

Heavy congestion has cleared on the A14 after a motorcycle left abandoned in the carriageway caused delays.

Police were called to the westbound carriageway, just before Claydon, at 7.15am today (Tuesday, January 5).

A spokesman for Suffolk police said a motorcycle had broken down and was left abandoned in the carriageway.

Queues had stretched back as far as junction 54 for Sproughton.

The spokesman added the motorcycle had been recovered by 9.20am.

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