B4696 closed after lorry overturns

A LUCKY lorry driver managed to escape injury after his vehicle overturned and spilt its load on the carriageway. The B4696 near Lydiard Plain will be closed for the next few hours. A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: “We are waiting for a specialist HGV recovery agent to arrive.

“Thankfully, the driver has been checked out by ambulance and he has no injuries.” Drivers are advised to seek an alternative route.

Update: 11:32am – A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: “The vehicle has been recovered and the roads is now open again.”

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