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Lorry carrying 8000 gas cylinders involved in crash with car

A lorry carrying 8,000 empty one-litre gas cylinders has been involved in a crash with a car.

Emergency services were called to the scene on the westbound A50, between the Blythe Bridge and Upper Tean junctions, shortly before 1.30pm this afternoon.

One lane of the dual carriageway is closed while recovery work takes place, but traffic is reportedly coping well.

Read more: Man, 20, jailed for 7 years for strangling and gouging eyes of ex during horrific attack[1]

#A50 w/b btwn #A522#A521 nr #Cheadle (east) – Lane 1clsed due to accident inv: a HGV and car. Truck carrying 8000 1ltr empty gas cylinders.
— Highways England (@HighwaysWMIDS) March 3, 2017[2][3][4][5][6]

Read more: WATCH: Men jailed after 32-ton lorry repeatedly rammed into home as family slept[7]


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Man killed in freak crane mishap

Coimbatore, Mar 3 (PTI) A bystander was crushed to death when a crane fell on him while lifting a toppled lorry on a busy road here today.
A large crowd gathered at the spot as the crane was brought to remove the lorry, stranded in the middle of the ro…


Police find two groups of illegals

Sežana/Gruškovje, 3 March – Police have found two groups of illegal migrants, a larger group on a freight train in Sežana near Italy and a small group in a Turkish lorry on the Gruškovje border crossing with Croatia.

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