Part of the A14 was shut in mid Suffolk after a crash which has seen a lorry overturn. 

Officers were called to the eastbound carriageway, near to junction 51 for Needham Market, at about 11am on Wednesday. 

A spokesman for Suffolk police said the collision involved a lorry and a van. 

According to National Highways, a lorry overturned.

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Traffic was been stopped between junction 50 and junction 51 as a result, blocked traffic from heading towards Ipswich and the Port of Felixstowe.

East Anglian Daily Times: The overturned lorry on the A14The overturned lorry on the A14 (Image: Bonnise Anne-Marie)

Drivers were advised to find alternative routes, with the closure expected to be in place for some time.

National Highways announced that the road reopened at 4.40pm.