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Road in King’s Lynn reopened after broken down lorry recovered

Police dealing with a broken down HGV in King's Lynn. Pic: King's Lynn Police.

Police dealing with a broken down HGV in King’s Lynn. Pic: King’s Lynn Police.

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A road in King’s Lynn which was closed due to a broken down lorry has now re-opened.

King’s Lynn Police had tweeted that the Clenchwarton Road from West Lynn to the Pullover roundabout was closed due to a broken down HGV.

But a spokesman in the police control room said the incident had now been cleared and the road reopened.

The spokesman also said an earlier crash on the A148 at Houghton had also been dealt with.

References

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Road in King’s Lynn reopened after broken down lorry recovered

Police dealing with a broken down HGV in King's Lynn. Pic: King's Lynn Police.

Police dealing with a broken down HGV in King’s Lynn. Pic: King’s Lynn Police.

Archant

A road in King’s Lynn which was closed due to a broken down lorry has now re-opened.

King’s Lynn Police had tweeted that the Clenchwarton Road from West Lynn to the Pullover roundabout was closed due to a broken down HGV.

But a spokesman in the police control room said the incident had now been cleared and the road reopened.

The spokesman also said an earlier crash on the A148 at Houghton had also been dealt with.

References

  1. ^ Share (www.edp24.co.uk)
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Lorry full of pigs overturns on A134, Ingham, as police close road while livestock recovered

PUBLISHED: 11:28 09 August 2017 | UPDATED: 11:28 09 August 2017

Matt Reason[1]

Pigs (file image). Picture: FRANCES CRICKMORE

Pigs (file image). Picture: FRANCES CRICKMORE

A lorry load of pigs has overturned on the A134 between Bury St Edmunds and Thetford.

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The road is completely closed this morning (August 9) after the HGV carrying livestock rolled on the main road near Ingham. The incident was reported at 8am.

Traffic is being diverted through Livermere, while another stretch of the road near Barnham is also flooded as a result of the heavy rain.

Severe disruption should be expected into the afternoon, with police maintaining the road closure while the pigs are recovered.

It is not know if any of the pigs were killed by the crash, but several were injured and a vet in currently in attendance at the scene.

The driver of the HGV suffered a cut to the head and a suspected pelvic injury.

No other vehicle or people are thought to be involved in the crash.

• If you witnessed the crash call Suffolk police on 101 quoting reference CAD 45 of August 9

References

  1. ^ Matt Reason (www.eadt.co.uk)