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Warning to 'avoid A14' after lorry crash in Cambridgeshire

Two lorries have crashed on the A14 causing big delays. Credit: @CambsCops

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.

Elderly man killed after car crashed with minibus

A man has died following a crash this morning. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A man in his 80s has died after his car crashed with a minibus in west Norfolk this morning.

It happened just after 8am on Station Road in Great Massingham, between Fakenham and King's Lynn.

The driver of a Vauxhall Corsa was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured.

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Cambs road closed after car collides with electricity pole

Part of the A142 in Cambridgeshire is expected to be closed for the rest of the day after a car collided with a electricity pole near Mepal this morning.

Power lines are across the road and engineers are at the scene carrying out repairs.

A second crash at Witchford also on the A142 is also causing delays.

Engineers carrying out repairs on the A142 in Cambridgeshire after a crash brought down power lines

30 schoolchildren involved in bus crash

Thirty schoolchildren were among those involved in a collision between a car and a bus near Huntingdon.

Fire crews from Huntingdon and Ramsey attended the accident near the village of Bury.

None of the children were hurt but one man was taken to hospital after receiving first aid at the scene.

One person was taken to hospital following the accident which involved a bus carrying 30 schoolchildren. Credit: PA

M11 shut after lorry crash in Essex

The lorry load of glue that's overturned on the M11 in Essex Credit: Jayden Purdue
The M11 is at a standstill in Essex after a lorry crash Credit: Goldie Sayers

There are long delays on the M11 in Essex tonight after a lorry full of glue overturned closing the road in both directions between J7 A414 / B1393 (Harlow) and J8 A120 / B1256 (Stansted Airport / Bishops Stortford), with congestion on Northbound to J6 M25.

Essex Police say that people near the scene must stay in their vehicles as the fumes are hazardous to health. The road is likely to remain closed late into tonight

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Driver seriously injured in Corby crash

Road closed for several hours in Corby, Northamptonshire

A driver's been seriously injured in a crash on one of the main roads through Corby, Northamptonshire.

Weldon Road was shut for several hours following the incident just before 4.30pm yesterday afternoon.

The 38-year-old man is being treated in hospital. Police are appealing for witnesses.

Gas tanker crashes on A14

A tanker carrying 4,200 litres of argon gas and 1,000 litres of CO2 has been involved in a crash with two other vehicles on the A14. The accident happened at the Catthorpe junction with the M1 at around 8.40 this morning. Emergency services were called, the road remains closed.

Specialist hazard teams were called, but as the gases are not a danger to the environment they are being allowed to vent naturally.

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