A47 re-opened after fallen cables at Thorney Toll cause temporary closure

11:56 13 February 2014

The A47 was temporarily closed after a lorry damaged power cables.

The A47 was temporarily closed after a lorry damaged power cables.

Archant

The A47 was closed in both directions at Thorney Toll for almost two hours yesterday because of fallen power cables.

The cables came down when an articulated lorry smashed in to a utility pole after leaving the road shortly after 2pm.

The incident occurred on the A47 Wisbech Road between B1167 (New Cut) and A141 (Guyhirn).

The cables were cleared and the road was re-opened at 3.40pm.

0 comments

More news stories

Fenland Big Weekender

Ten young entrepreneurs – between the ages of 14 and 19- are being offered the chance to make a name for themselves …..with a £10 note.

Yesterday, 17:05
Mick George Quarry Block Fen Mepal. Picture: Steve Williams.

A forensic genetics expert says trying to establish the identity of the severed head found at Mepal quarry will be extremely difficult if police have no leads to go on.

Yesterday, 15:05
Seth Dixon, 7, was knocked over and killed by Amy Asker in 2014

A motorist who knocked down and killed a seven-year-old boy while talking on her mobile phone was fined just £90 and given five points on her driving licence.

Yesterday, 14:31
Billy Lee

A memorial service is planned for popular trainee electrician Billy Lee who died from an aggressive form of cancer.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up