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Numerous collisions after snow and ice sweeps Suffolk roads

PUBLISHED: 15:41 12 December 2017 | UPDATED: 15:41 12 December 2017

Snow and ice has caused multiple collisions on Suffolk roads today. 
Picture: Nick Butcher

Snow and ice has caused multiple collisions on Suffolk roads today. Picture: Nick Butcher

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Treacherous conditions caused by snow and ice have led to a series of incidents on the roads today.

There was a two-vehicle crash on St Margarets Road in Lowestoft this morning. Picture: Nick ButcherThere was a two-vehicle crash on St Margarets Road in Lowestoft this morning. Picture: Nick Butcher

Numerous collisions occurred on the A12 during the early morning rush hour, including a two-car crash near the White Hart in Blythburgh at around 8.25am. No injuries were reported.

Elsewhere, a two-vehicle collision was reported on Long Meadow Walk in Carlton Colville at around 8.10am, before a similar two-vehicle crash on St Margaret’s Road in Lowestoft at 8.50am. No serious injures were reported after either incident.

The Met Office has issued a fresh weather warning for ice which is in place from 4pm on Tuesday until 11am on Wednesday. Picture: Nick ButcherThe Met Office has issued a fresh weather warning for ice which is in place from 4pm on Tuesday until 11am on Wednesday. Picture: Nick Butcher

A spokesman for Suffolk police urged motorists to drive carefully, be patient and vigilant.

The Met Office has now issued a fresh weather warning for ice which is in place from 4pm on Tuesday until 11am on Wednesday.

The warning states: “There will probably be icy stretches on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths with some injuries possible from slips and falls.”

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