Road closed after lorry falls into ditch

A lorry has fallen into a ditch near Thetford. Picture: Breckland Police

A lorry has fallen into a ditch near Thetford. Picture: Breckland Police - Credit: Archant

A lorry has fallen into a ditch near Thetford.

The incident happened at about 2.15pm today, Thursday, March 14, at the Mile Road junction with Letton Road, Shipdham, near the entrance to the Shipdham Industrial Estate.

Police are asking motorists to avoid the area.

Breckland Police said on Twitter: “This lorry came off the road into a ditch.

“Road is closed Mile Road junction of Letton Road Shipdham and entrance Shipdham Industrial Estate.

“To allow safe recovery of vehicle road likely to be closed until early hours of the morning. Please avoid.”

The lorry, carrying woodchips, had to be unloaded before recovery could be started.

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This delayed the process.

No-one is believed to have been injured.

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