Lorry hits Metro bridge leading to long delays for drivers

By Tom Oakley | Walsall | News | Published:

Drivers faced delays this afternoon after a skip lorry crashed into a bridge in the Black Country.

Firefighters were called to Great Bridge Road in Moxley after the heavy goods vehicle hit the Midland Metro line bridge at about 10am.

Lorry stuck. Credit: Carl Bramall

The road was closed between Glyn Avenue and Constantine Way while attempts were made to remove the vehicle.

A structural engineer has been at the scene and it is understood that speed restrictions along the Midland Metro were put in place.

No-one was injured in the crash.

Crews from Bilston Fire Station and Bickenhill Fire Station were in attendance.

Tom Oakley

By Tom Oakley
Trainee Multi-Media Journalist

Express & Star reporter responsible for covering Walsall and Staffordshire. Got a story? Email or call 01902 319482.


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