Overturned lorry blocking major road in Felixstowe

A lorry on its side on Trinity Avenue near Port of Felixstowe

A lorry on its side is blocking Trinity Avenue near the Port of Felixstowe. - Credit: RICHARD CORNWELL

Fire crews have cut a man out of an overturned lorry in a busy road near the Port of Felixstowe

The lorry overturned and collided with a lamppost blocking Trinity Avenue, on the on-slip to the A14 near junction 61.

Emergency services, including two fire crews, were called to the scene at 11.03am.

They arrived to find a man was trapped in the lorry with a head injury. 

The fire service used small cutting equipment to free him.

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He is conscious and breathing, a spokesman for the fire service said.

The spokesman added the street lamp was destroyed in the crash, and there is a fuel leak on the road.

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East Suffolk Council and Highways England have been informed.

Trinity Avenue is currently closed.  

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