Road 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 was closed this morning following the incident. A spokesman for Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade Police said: "The B4696 is currently closed and will be for the next few hours following a single vehicle RTC.

"We are waiting for a specialist HGV recovery agent to arrive so please find an alternative route.

"Thankfully the driver has been checked out by ambulance and he has no injuries."

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

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