Serious A12 collision causes travel chaos

People travelling to Latitude festival are facing severe disruption following a crash between a car and lorry at Yoxford in Suffolk this afternoon.

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Advice to people travelling to Latitude festival following earlier A12 crash

Latitude have suggested alternative routes to avoid delays on the A12 at Yoxford following a serious collision earlier.

  • If you are on the A12 stay on this route to travel to the festival site. There are diversions in place which will take you from Saxmundham via the B119 to Framlingham Castle where you can pick up the A1120 to Yoxford.
  • If you are travelling from the direction of London, Essex or Ipswich please use the A14 towards Bury St Edmunds and then turn off on to the A143 to Beccles, from here you can follow festival signage.

Suffolk: Chaos for people travelling to Latitude festival following serious A12 collision

Police have had to close a northbound stretch of the A12 at Yoxford. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man's in a life threatening condition following a crash between a car and lorry at Yoxford in Suffolk this afternoon.

The driver of the car has been airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

The lorry overturned into a nearby field, but the driver wasn't hurt.

Police have had to close a northbound stretch of the A12 at Yoxford, but the southbound carriageway is also being affected.

The closure is causing disruption for traffic heading to the Latitude Festival at Henham Park near Southwold.

The closure is causing disruption for traffic heading to Latitude Festival. Credit: PA

Drivers are being told to avoid the area and the road is expected to be closed until at least 7pm.

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