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Busy junction closes for weekend repairs

Diversions are being set up while the roadworks take place Credit: ITV Anglia

The A11 will be shut to northbound traffic approaching the Fiveways roundabout at Barton Mills in Suffolk from ten o'clock tonight until 6 o'clock Monday morning.

The closure is part of the A11 dualling project Credit: ITV Anglia

It's the second weekend of closures while work to re-structure the roundabout takes place, as part of the dualling of the A11 up to Thetford.

Diversions via Red Lodge and Bury St Edmunds will be in place

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Police appeal after elderly couple injured in A11 crash

Suffolk police are appealing for witnesses to a crash between a Rover and a BMW on the A11 at Worlington, near Newmarket. The elderly couple in the Rover have been taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge with serious injuries. Five people in the BMW all suffered minor injuries.

Officers want to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the manner of driving of the vehicles beforehand. The Rover had entered the dual carriageway from Newmarket Road.

Contact Sgt Julian Ditcham at the Roads Policing Unit on 101.

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Woman injured in A11 crash

Scene of the incident Credit: East Anglian Air Ambulance

A woman in her twenties was injured after an accident on the A11 in Norfolk this morning.

The emergency services, including the East Anglian Air Ambulance, was called to the scene near Attleborough shortly after 10am.

The northbound carriageway was blocked for around two hours while police cleared the scene.

The woman is being treated a the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, but the extent of her injuries are not known.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in A11 crash

A motorcyclist is in hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the A11 in Norfolk yesterday.

The collision between a blue Triumph motorbike and a silver Peugeot 307 estate happened at Larling near the B111 junction.

The motorcyclist, a man in his late 40s, suffered life-changing injuries and multiple fractures. He is currently at the Norfolk & Norwich hospital.

Witnesses are asked to contact PC Andrew Lincoln at Wymondham Roads Policing unit on 101.

A11 to close for improvement works

Long-awaited dualling work is about to start Credit: ITV Anglia

The A11 will be closed in Suffolk overnight next week as work gets underway to dual the road.

It will be shut in both directions between the A1101 Mildenhall Road / A1065 (Fiveways, Suffolk) and B1106 (Elveden Crossroads).

The closures will be in effect Tuesday to Thursday nights, between the hours of 8pm and 6am the following morning. Overnight on Friday, the road will be closed from 8pm through to 10am on Saturday.

It is to allow the installation of traffic management systems alongside the A11. This includes temporary safety barriers, which will provide protection for the workforce and road users.

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