Delays near Orwell Bridge after vehicle breaks down

Traffic has been worsened by another crash on the A14 between junctions 54 and 55 Picture: SARAH LU

Traffic is building near the Orwell Bridge outside Ipswich (file photo) - Credit: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Traffic built up near the Orwell Bridge outside of Ipswich after a vehicle broke down.

A Suffolk police spokesman confirmed officers were called to the westbound carriageway near junction 57 the A14 just after 5pm today.

The vehicle had broken down just before the bridge and has partially blocked the road, the spokesman added.

The AA traffic map suggested there were delays of 16 minutes on the A14, with motorists queuing back to the interchange for the A12.

The road was cleared a short while later.

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