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A14 at Nacton: Road blocked after lorry overturns

The overturned lorry Image copyright Highways England
Image caption Police were called to the road between junctions 57 and 58 to reports of an HGV on its side near the Orwell truck stop at about 12:30 GMT

The eastbound section of the A14 at Nacton in Suffolk was blocked after a lorry overturned.

Police were called to reports of an HGV on its side between junctions 57 and 58 at about 12:30 GMT.

Highways England said the lorry was cleared from the road at about 20:20 GMT and the A14 was reopened.

A spokesman thanked motorists held up in the congestion for their patience and apologised for the disruption caused to drivers.

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Image caption Highways England said recovering the lorry was likely to take several hours and road diversions were in place
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Image caption A Highways England camera captured the traffic at a standstill on the A14

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