Lorry comes off road

By Emily Pearce

Published on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 08:58


Lorry comes off road

The lorry in the ditch at Hale Common. Picture by Robin Crossley.

A LORRY ended up in a ditch after coming off the road this morning (Wednesday).

The truck, owned by concrete supplier Richard Carter Ltd, was overtaking a roadsweeper at around 7.45am at Hale Common, near Branstone Farm, when it slipped off the edge of the road and onto its side.

Company owner Mr Carter said: "The road has just been resurfaced and there was a road sweeper clearing it up. The driver passed him and came off the edge of the road into the ditch. He is all right though, he wasn't injured at all."

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Lorry in ditch at Hale Common

Pictures by Robin Crossley.

Reporter: emilyp@iwcpmail.co.uk


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