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Police catch more than a dozen drivers using phones to take pictures of A11 crash

Police respond to reports of an overturned lorry on the A11 Credit: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

More than a dozen motorists have been caught using their mobile phones while travelling along the A11.

Police attended the scene on Wednesday after a lorry overturned on a roundabout at Thetford.

While dealing with the incident, Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team reported 13 drivers for driving and using their mobile phones to take pictures of the road traffic collision.

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A11 lorry crash: road closed in both directions

The A11 is closed in both directions Credit: Highways England

The A11 in Norfolk is closed in both directions between Mildenhall and Thetford because of a lorry crash.

Highways England say the lorry is overturned across the central reservation and collision, recovery and barrier repair work is underway.

The road will remain closed for several hours and diversions are in place.

Collision, recovery and barrier repair work is underway. Credit: Highways England

Delays on A11 after hay bale lorry crash

A lorry carrying hay bales has overturned on the A11 Credit: Norfolk Police

Police are warning motorists to expect delays after a lorry shed its load of hay bales on the A11.

The Northbound carriageway at Larling, Norfolk has reopened and one lane Southbound is due to open shortly.

Diversions are in place.

A11 Credit: Norfolk Police

Father of three dies after crash on A11 near Cambridge

Cambridgeshire Police Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

A father of three has died in a crash on the A11 near Cambridge.

Police were called to Little Abington on Friday evening (2 February) just before 7pm, after reports of a collision involving a black Volkswagen Golf.

37-year-old Adam Rahim from Cambridge died at the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

"Adam was a fantastic father our three children, a soul mate to his partner for many years and a loving son and brother. "He was a sweet natured, gentle loving man who will be missed by everyone who knew him."

– Mr Rahim's family
Emergency services were called to the northbound carriageway of the A11 at Little Abington Credit: ITV News Anglia


Crash closes A11 in Norfolk

Queues are building on the A11 in Norfolk after a crash on the Thetford bound carriageway closed the road.

Queues building on the A11 heading west. Credit: Queues building on the A11 heading west.

Emergency services are on scene to deal with the incident. Police say the carriageway heading west at Roudham between Thetford and Larling is closed.

Major bus fire on A11 in Cambridgeshire

  • Video courtesy of Hayley Shireen

Drivers are being warned of delays on the A11 northbound in Cambridgeshire due to a major bus fire.

It happened between Worsted Lodge and Six Mile Bottom near Duxford.

One lane is closed while the fire service deal with the incident.

The fire happened just past Addenbrooks Cambridge junction Credit: Twitter/BCH

Petrol station fire causes major A11 disruption

Emergency services on the scene at the Five Ways roundabout. Credit: @mildenhallpolice/Twitter

A fire at a petrol station in Suffolk has caused major disruption on the A11 this morning.

Emergency services have been on the scene at the Barton Mills roundabout since just before 7am today (Saturday).

The blaze broke out in the Esso garage shop and fire crews worked quickly to prevent it spreading to the forecourt and fuel supply.

The A11 had been closed in both directions but has since reopened northbound, with just one lane still closed southbound.

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