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Beetons Way in Bury St Edmunds closed after lorry strikes bridge

PUBLISHED: 09:20 11 September 2017 | UPDATED: 12:46 11 September 2017

A lorry has struck a bridge on Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds. Picture: GREGG BROWN

A lorry has struck a bridge on Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Police in Bury St Edmunds have closed Beetons Way after a lorry struck a bridge.

A lorry has struck a bridge on Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds. Picture: GREGG BROWN A lorry has struck a bridge on Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Police were called at 7.55am to the bridge for the A14, where a lorry is reported to have struck the bridge.

A Suffolk police spokeswoman said the road has been closed to both traffic and pedestrians while the damage is assessed and recovery takes place.

A lorry has struck a bridge on Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds. Picture: GREGG BROWN A lorry has struck a bridge on Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds. Picture: GREGG BROWN

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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