Emergency services respond after tanker veers off road and smashes into bushes

A tanker veered off a road and smashed into some bushes in Stockport this morning. Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash at the junction of Hall Street and St Mary's Street at around 10am. Police officers, firefighters and paramedics were scrambled to the incident.

Pictures showed a large tanker that had ploughed into some bushes on the verge of the main road. Photos also showed railings that had been left damaged after the crash. READ MORE: 'Banned driver' arrested after car flips over as police chase ends in smash

Police said the driver was assessed by paramedics at the scene. The road was closed for almost three hours as recovery work was carried out. A cordon was put in place at the scene.

Hall Street was reopened at around 12.45pm.

Railings left damaged after the crash

In a statement, a Greater Manchester Police spokesperson said: "Police were called to a road traffic accident involving a tanker at 10am on Tuesday 6 September 2022 on St Mary's Way/Junction Hall Street in Stockport. The fire service and NWAS were also in attendance and the driver was assessed at the scene. "The road was closed off until the vehicle was safely recovered, and later reopened at approximately 12.45pm."

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