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Lorry driver dies in A14 collision

A man has died following a collision between two lorries on the A14 at Rougham.

Police were alerted just before 9.45am today to the crash on the eastbound carriageway .

Ambulance and fire crews attended as well as a critical care team from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service.

Police. Stock image
Police. Stock image

The driver of one of the lorries – a man in his 40s - died at the scene.

The other driver was taken to West Suffolk Hospital for a check-up, but did not suffer any serious injuries.

The East of England Ambulance Service sent three ambulances and two rapid response vehicles.

The eastbound carriageway was closed between junctions 43 and 45 for a collision investigation and recovery of both vehicles.

In a tweet at 8.42pm, Highways England said the road had reopened.

Any witnesses – including anyone with dash cam footage of the incident - are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference CAD 71 of August 25.

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