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A14 near Needham Market reopens after lorry goes into ditch

A14 junction 52 eastbound
Drivers are being warned to allow extra time for journeys due to an incident on the A14

The A14 has reopened following a serious lorry crash in Suffolk.

National Highways said the lorry had left the eastbound carriageway and entered a ditch between junction 51 at Needham Market and junction 52 at Claydon.

Suffolk Police said the HGV was believed to have aquaplaned in flood water at about 01:00 GMT, but the driver was not seriously hurt.

Delays remain in the area, National Highways said.

The A14 was shut until just before 10:30 GMT due to "the complexity of the scene".


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