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A14 three-vehicle crash in Creeting St Mary, near Needham Market, sees lorry driver and woman taken to hospital





A lorry driver and a woman were taken to hospital after a three-vehicle crash on the A14.

Police were called at about 3.35pm yesterday following reports of the collision on the A14 eastbound in Creeting St Mary, near Needham Market.

The crash involved two lorries and a car, a white Toyota Auris.

Police were called at about 3.35pm yesterday following reports of a three-vehicle crash on the A14 eastbound in Creeting St Mary. Picture: Google Maps
Police were called at about 3.35pm yesterday following reports of a three-vehicle crash on the A14 eastbound in Creeting St Mary. Picture: Google Maps

The ambulance service, air ambulance and fire crews attended the scene.

One of the lorry drivers, a man, had to be extracted from the vehicle.

He was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

The driver of the Toyota, a woman, was taken by land ambulance to Ipswich Hospital.

Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or changing.

The road was closed as emergency services attended the incident.

The westbound carriageway reopened at 7.45pm and the eastbound at about 9.55pm.

It is understood the crash happened after a fourth vehicle, another lorry, pulled out from a layby.

The driver did not stop at the scene.

Police are keen to identify the driver of the fourth vehicle and would like to hear from any witnesses to the collision.

Any motorists travelling in the area with dash cam are asked to check their footage.

Contact the Roads and Armed Policing Team quoting CAD 204.