Police appeal after A14 hit and run traps traffic for seven hours

Emergency services attended the scene last night

By Kate Cronin
Saturday, 17th July 2021, 8:30 am
Updated Saturday, 17th July 2021, 8:32 am
Traffic is now moving freely along the road
Traffic is now moving freely along the road

Police have appealed for witnesses following a serious collision on the A14 last night (Friday, July 16).

Emergency services from two counties were on the scene between J2 at Kelmarsh and J3 at Rothwell following the smash at about 8.45pm.

The road was closed for several hours and it took nearly seven hours for those motorists caught between the junctions to be turned around.

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The driver of a white BMW M340i left the scene following the collision between their car and a silver Peugeot 206. No further details of any injuries have been released.

The road reopened at 8am following investigations and recovery of the vehicle.

Police have this morning appealed for witnesses or those who may have dashcam footage from before, during or after the incident to get in touch by calling Drivewatch on 0800 174615.