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LORRY LEAVES CARRIAGEWAY

lorryteamA Co-operative lorry has left the carriageway on The Downs Road near to Downend this lunchtime.

Emergency services were called at 12:35 to the incident, which has left the delivery lorry tilting on its side.

No one has been injured in the accident and no other vehicles were involved.

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Police are operating a stop and go system allowing the road to remain open.

A temporary closure at the incident may be put in place when recovery of the vehicle by Bartletts commences.

UPDATE @ 16:20 – Specialist recovery experts Bartletts Service Station and Stag Lane Motors have been working together this afternoon to recover the Co-Operative delivery lorry.

lorrybartlettsThe Downs Road remains closed this afternoon while the vehicle is recovered, however it is expected to reopen shortly.

This photograph, courtesy of Daniel Radford/Bartletts Garage, shows the hard work put into safely lifted the heavy vehicle from the roadside.Well done Stag Lane Motors and Bartletts Service Station

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