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Road reopens after truck becomes stuck under Preston railway bridge

Posted on - 27th October, 2017 - 3:21pm | Author - | Posted in - Cottam, Preston News, Roads, Transport
The skip lorry in Lea Road with police in attendance Pic: Benny Mc'Nally/Preston Chatterbox
The skip lorry in Lea Road with police in attendance Pic: Benny Mc’Nally/Preston Chatterbox

Police had closed off a road in Cottam after a skip lorry became stuck under a bridge.

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Lea Road was shut where its crossed by the railway line close to the UCLan Sports Arena.

The truck was tilted on its side after attempting to fit under the bridge.

Preston Police were in attendance and a recovery truck called in to move the vehicle.

Recovery truck on the scene
Recovery truck on the scene

Read more: Terrifying move by van driver on Garstang Road

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The incident took place shortly before 2.30pm on Friday (27 October).

The truck being towed Pic: Paul Melling
The truck being towed Pic: Paul Melling

Police reopened the road around 4.15pm when the truck was towed free from the bridge.

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