A45 reopens after lorry crashes into bridge and overturns in Northampton

Police, fire crews and the East Midlands Ambulance Service were all at the scene

Friday, 4th June 2021, 10:17 am
A lorry overturned after hitting Wooldale Road Bridge in the early hours of this morning.

The A45 has now reopened after a lorry crashed into a bridge and overturned in Wootton.

The smash took place just after midnight (June 4) when a HGV lorry collided with Wooldale Road Bridge and overturned.

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "This happened just after midnight when a lorry with its trailer left up hit the bridge and overturned. No one was injured thankfully."

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The lorry overturned after crashing into Wooldale Road Bridge in Wootton.

Police, fire crews and and ambulance were all deployed to the scene of the collision.

Highways England, tweeting about the smash in the early hours of this morning said: "INCIDENT - #A45 #M1 J15 (#M1 #A508 #StonyStratford) to #Wootton (#CollingtreePark #EastHunsbury) Currently CLOSED due to an HGV hitting Wooldale Road bridge and overturning."

They shortly after shared pictures from the scene of the collision stating that officers were waiting for the bridge inspector to arrive as closures remained in place.

The A45 was reopened shortly after 6am this morning.

The lorry overturned after hitting Wooldale Road Bridge in Wootton.