The A14 is closed westbound between junction 39 (Kentford) and junction 37 (Exning) and eastbound between junction 38 (Red Lodge) and junction 39 due to a serious collision.

National Highways was alerted to the incident, involving an HGV and a car, at 4.55am today (August 29). All emergency services remain at the scene.

This section of road is expected to remain closed for a number of hours. The link road from A11 southbound to A14 westbound is also currently closed. Traffic caught in the closure is being turned around to leave the scene.

Road users travelling westbound are advised to follow the below diversion route:

Exit the A14 at junction 39 (Kentford) and follow the B1506 through Kentford to the signalised junction with the A1304.

At the junction turn left and continue on the A1304 to the roundabout at the clock tower.

At the roundabout take the fourth exit and continue on the A142 to re-join the A14 westbound at junction 37 (Exning).

Road users travelling eastbound are advised to follow the below diversion route:

Exit the A14 at junction 38 (Waterhall) and continue on the A11 to Five Ways roundabout.

At the roundabout, take the fourth exit and follow the A1101 through Icklingham, Flempton and Hengrave to the roundabouts at Fornham All Saints.

At the roundabout take the B1106 to Westley and rejoin the A14 eastbound at junction 42 (Westley).

Drivers are strongly advised to allow extra time for their journeys, take alternative routes or delay their journeys if at all possible. 

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