Lorry strikes bridge in Beestons Way, in Bury St Edmunds

A lorry has struck the bridge over the A14 at Beeston Way, in Bury St Edmunds, forcing the police in Bury St Edmunds to close the road.

Officers were called at 7.55am to the incident and a Suffolk police spokeswoman said Beestons Way has been closed to both traffic and pedestrians while the damage is assessed and recovery takes place.

Highways England has also been called to assess the damage.

Motorists in the area are being advised to use a different route and to allow extra time for their journey.

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