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Suffolk road incidents that have kept police busy this week including stopping abnormal load on A11 and car with defective tyres on A12



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This is your latest round up of some of the incidents that kept police busy on Suffolk roads this week.

1. On Monday, police were out on roads across the county carrying out speed checks.

Twenty six traffic offence reports were issued, including one for a driver travelling at 53mph in a 30mph zone on the A144.

On Monday, police were out on roads across Suffolk carrying out speed checks. Pictures: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team
On Monday, police were out on roads across Suffolk carrying out speed checks. Pictures: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

2. On Tuesday, police dealt with a driver who failed to stop in Ipswich after they were found not wearing a seatbelt.

After a short chase, the vehicle was stopped and the driver arrested.

They were detained for failing to stop and other traffic offences.

On Tuesday, police dealt with a driver who failed to stop in Ipswich after being found not wearing a seatbelt
On Tuesday, police dealt with a driver who failed to stop in Ipswich after being found not wearing a seatbelt

3. Police stopped a vehicle carrying an abnormal load on the A11 on Wednesday.

The vehicle was found with no marker boards and the company that owned the vehicle had not applied for a movement order.

Police stopped a vehicle carrying an abnormal load on the A11 on Wednesday
Police stopped a vehicle carrying an abnormal load on the A11 on Wednesday

4. Police stopped a car on the A12 near Ipswich on Thursday and found it with three 'defective' tyres.

One had worn down to the tyre cords.

Police stopped a car on the A12 near Ipswich on Thursday and found it with three 'defective' tyres
Police stopped a car on the A12 near Ipswich on Thursday and found it with three 'defective' tyres

5. Police were called to a crash on the A1088 in Euston on Wednesday where they assisted in recovering a vehicle.

Images on social media appeared to show a lorry on its side.

The road was closed by the A1066 roundabout and drivers were being urged to find alternative routes following the crash.

Police were called to a crash on the A1088 in Euston on Wednesday where they assisted in recovering a vehicle
Police were called to a crash on the A1088 in Euston on Wednesday where they assisted in recovering a vehicle

6. On Thursday, Bury St Edmunds police and Essex and Hertfordshire Air Ambulance worked together to assist the fire service following a two vehicle crash in Ixworth.

Two people were taken to hospital to be checked following the collision.