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Motorists warned to avoid town centre after lorry sheds load

PUBLISHED: 15:54 21 May 2019 | UPDATED: 16:06 21 May 2019

London Road is blocked in Thetford. Picture: Breckland Police

London Road is blocked in Thetford. Picture: Breckland Police

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Motorists are being warned to avoid a town's main road after a lorry shed its load.

London Road is blocked in Thetford. Picture: Breckland PoliceLondon Road is blocked in Thetford. Picture: Breckland Police

Police were called at 3.05pm to London Road, Thetford, to a lorry that had lost its trailer.

One lane on the road is blocked but traffic is able to pass.

A police spokesman said: "A unit is parked in front of the lorry to block the road.

"Recovery is on route with it expected to be cleared in one and a half hours [4.30pm].

"Highways has also been called as minor damage has been sustained to the road surface."

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