Update: Traffic delays cleared after crash in Wherstead Road, Ipswich

A lorry shed its load on Wherstead Road by the entrance to Bourne Park causing delays on both lanes.

A lorry shed its load on Wherstead Road by the entrance to Bourne Park causing delays on both lanes. - Credit: Archant

A major route into Ipswich was blocked after a trailer became detached from a lorry.

Wherstead Road was blocked in both directions following the accident close to the West Bank terminal and Shell garage.

The crash was reported to Suffolk police shortly after 11.20am.

A force spokeswoman said: “The trailer became detached from a lorry and had gone across the road.

“Recovery has been sorted but there is some damage to the road surface – the council has been informed.”


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She said no one had been injured.

The road was re-opened at 2.25pm.

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