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Police warn of traffic delays in Sudbury

Suffolk police say there is severe disruption to traffic in Sudbury.

Officers were called at 9am after an HGV needed assistance to avoid a low bridge on Cross Street.

Drivers coming into Sudbury from Essex are advised to avoid using the A131.

HGVs joining the A131 after Braintree are currently advised to pick up the A120 at Braintree signed towards Colchester, and from that point to follow directions to Sudbury on the A134. They should not take the B1508, which is currently closed for roadworks.

Police say traffic is moving slowly and is expected to stay the same until 4pm today.

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Roads: M11 blocked southbound at Harlow

Traffic has been stopped on the M11 southbound between J8/A120 for Bishop's Stortford and J7/A414 for Harlow.

It's after an earlier accident involving two vans. Traffic was stopped at 6.55am, the accident happened at around 6.30am.

Emergency services are at the scene.

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Fiveways roundabout re-opens after overturned lorry cleared from road

Roads closed as a result of an overturned lorry earlier this morning, Wednesday 12 August, have all re-opened.

Police were called at 5.45am to reports that a Renault lorry carrying scrap metal, which was travelling southbound on the A11 had overturned on the roundabout.

The A11 is now clear and all diversions have been removed.

Roads could be closed for six hours due to overturned lorry

The scene of the crash Credit: ITV Anglia

A number of roads around Fiveways roundabout in Barton Mills are currently closed after a lorry overturned earlier this morning, Wednesday 12 August.

Police were called at 5.45am to reports that a Renault lorry carrying scrap metal, which was travelling southbound on the A11 had overturned on the roundabout.

The following roads have been closed and these are expected to stay in place for at least six hours whilst a clean-up operation takes place:

Roads are still closed near the roundabout Credit: ITV Anglia
  • A11 southbound at Elvedon
  • A1065 southbound at the junction of Thetford Road in Mildenhall
  • A1101 Mildenhall to Fiveways at the Thetford Road/ Brandon Road roundabout

Fiveways roundabout to be closed for the next six hours after lorry overturns

Police say that the Fiveways roundabout in Suffolk will be closed for the next six hours as they deal with a lorry which has overturned.

The lorry was carrying scrap metal and shed its load shortly before 6am near Mildenhall.

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