A driver whose car crashed with a lorry and burst into flames on the A14 in Suffolk last night has died.
Police were called to the westbound carriageway at Creeting St Mary, near Ipswich, at about 7.15pm yesterday, Friday 20 January.
A car had crashed with a lorry close to the A140 Beacon Hill junction and both vehicles had caught fire.
A man, thought to have been the driver of the car, died at the scene.
The road reopened at 3am today.
Part of the A14 in Suffolk is closed tonight after a serious crash.
A lorry and a car were in collision just before 7:15pm this evening on the westbound stretch at Beacon Hill, near Ipswich.
The lorry subsequently caught fire. Police say the road will be closed for the next few hours. Diversions are in place.
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Drivers have been warned to avoid the A14 at Girton in Cambridgeshire after a crash between two lorries.
It happened just before 7.30am today at junction 31 of the westbound carriageway.
One lane has been closed and officers are urging drivers to avoid the area until further notice or expect long delays.
The M11 slip road has also been closed and diversions put in place via the A14 and A428 while attempts are made to move the HGVs.
Both drivers suffered minor injuries.
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If you commute using the A14 in Cambridge every day, then news that the controversial average speed cameras are to be scrapped may come as some relief.
The number of speeding tickets issued on the stretch of road shot up after they were installed - from 150 in 2010 to 1,946 the following year.
In 2012, more than three thousand drivers were caught speeding on it.
Highways England say planned improvements to the A14 will ease congestion and make speed cameras unnecessary, but campaigners fear the road could become a racetrack.
Police have warned they will take action against any drivers caught filming a serious road accident on mobile phones.
A man was air lifted to Addenbrooke's hospital with serious injuries following a crash on the A14 at Bury St Edmunds yesterday afternoon involving three cars and two lorries.
One of the lorry drivers received serious injuries. People filming the incident caused severe delays on the opposite carriageway.
A crash on the A14 in Northamptonshire has led to major delays. The accident - which involved a lorry and six other vehicles took place just after 8:40am. Two air ambulances attended the scene.
The road is closed westbound between J2 A508 Harborough Road (Kelmarsh) and M1 J19 / M6 (Catthorpe Interchange).
and queueing traffic due to recovery work and accident, a lorry and six other vehicles involved on A14 Westbound , congestion on A14 to J4 B669 Kettering Road (Rothwell).
The road has been reopened but there are still delays.
A man who died in a car fire which closed the southbound carriageway of the M11 near Cambridge for most of Wednesday (January 13) has been named by police.
He was 43 year-old Foyzul Islam from Rothwell in Northamptonshire. His car caught fire just after 8am.
Police say there was no sign his car had collided with any other vehicle.
Investigations continue into the cause.
The southbound M11 near Cambridge is to stay closed this evening following a car fire in which a man died.
The vehicle caught fire on the carriageway at around 8:30am, causing a full closure of the southbound M11 and lane 2 of the northbound M11 between junction 12, for Barton, and junction 11, for Trumpington and the A10.
The southbound entry slip road at junction 12 has been re-opened and traffic is now being diverted up and over the junction.
Highways England say the southbound carriageway will remain closed into the evening while recovery and resurfacing continues at junction 12. The northbound carriageway is expected be fully open by 6.30pm.
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