Delays on A47 after lorry carrying boat breaks down

Part of the A11 has been closed due to a serious crash involving a motorbike.

A broken down lorry carrying a boat is causing delays on the A47. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015

A broken down lorry carrying a boat caused delays on the A47 this morning.

One lane was blocked due to the vehicle which has broken down just outside of Norwich.

It was at the junction with the A140 heading westbound.

Norfolk Police tweeted: "A47 J/W A140 @NSRAPT are on scene with a vehicle that has broken down in the King's Lynn bound carriageway please expect delays and avoid the area."

Drivers were urged to approach with care.

The AA Live Traffic Map stated: "One lane blocked due to stalled truck on A47 westbound before the A140 Ipswich Road, Markshall Farm Road. A lorry carrying a boat, broken down in lane one (of two).

"Delays of seven minutes and delays increasing on A47 Westbound between A146 Loddon Road and A140 Ipswich Road."

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The road now appears to be clear.

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