Suffolk

A14 at Bury St Edmunds closed after lorry overturns

Lorry crash on A14 Image copyright Bob Bonney
Image caption The incident happened at about 03:37 GMT and the road reopened at about 11:40

An overturned lorry that became stuck on the central reservation caused the A14 at Bury St Edmunds to be closed for about eight hours.

Emergency services attended the scene by the British Sugar factory after the incident, which happened at 03:37 GMT, according to Suffolk Police.

The lorry driver has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The road between junctions 43 for the town and junction 42 for Westley, re-opened at about 11:40.

Essential repairs to the central reservation took place, said Highways England.

Image copyright Highways England
Image caption Diversions were in put in place during the closure

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