Lorry hits railway bridge in Compton

Motorists faced delays after a lorry crashed into a bridge.

The lorry hit the bridge in Compton this afternoon. Photo by @epz700
The lorry hit the bridge in Compton this afternoon. Photo by @epz700

The HGV hit the bridge in Compton, Wolverhampton around 1.20pm today.

One eyewitness said the lorry hit a tree and caused 'destruction'.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said the force was called to Compton Road West at the junction with Finchfield Hill at 1.19pm to 'a lorry trapped under a railway bridge'.

The vehicle managed to reverse out and was escorted back to its depot.

An investigation into any damage to the bridge will be carried out in due course.

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