Serious Collision on A14 Orwell Bridge

posted 20 Oct 2017, 03:57 by Chris Hoare

Police and emergency services currently at the scene of a serious collision on the Orwell Bridge.

Police were called at 6.45am today, Friday 20 October, to reports of a collision on the eastbound carriageway of the A14 between junction 56, Wherstead and 57, Nacton.

A Nissan Cabstar van had stopped on the carriageway and the driver was out of the vehicle when both  he and the van were struck by a large agricultural vehicle. Sadly, the man has died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.

The eastbound carriageway of the A14 remains closed between Copdock and Wherstead and is expected to be shut for several hours. Diversion are in place.

An investigation into the full circumstances of the incident is now underway. Police are asking any witnesses, or any drivers who may have relevant dash-cam footage to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101, quoting CAD 46 of today.

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Police Connect Team
20 Oct 17

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