Oh dear! Traffic chaos as lorry crashes into railings on Town Bridge in Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 10:44 09 December 2019 | UPDATED: 10:44 09 December 2019

Large lorry blocking traffic on Town Bridge in Wisbech after driving over railings. Picture: JW/Wisbech Oh Dear

Large lorry blocking traffic on Town Bridge in Wisbech after driving over railings. Picture: JW/Wisbech Oh Dear

JW/Wisbech Oh Dear

A large lorry is causing traffic chaos in Wisbech after getting “stuck” in the centre of town during rush hour.

Large lorry blocking traffic on Town Bridge in Wisbech after driving over railings. Picture: SuppliedLarge lorry blocking traffic on Town Bridge in Wisbech after driving over railings. Picture: Supplied

The Elmhurst Transport artic has been lodged on Town Bridge in the Fen town this morning (November 9) after driving over the railings.

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Pictures released online show the railings crushed under the trailer of the large vehicle, blocking cars in one lane from going over the bridge.

Police can be seen diverting traffic while the driver waits for recovery.

Large lorry blocking traffic on Town Bridge in Wisbech after driving over railings. Picture: JW/Wisbech Oh DearLarge lorry blocking traffic on Town Bridge in Wisbech after driving over railings. Picture: JW/Wisbech Oh Dear

We have contacted Cambridgeshire Police for a comment.


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