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Lorry hits railway bridge in Compton

By David Cosgrove | Compton | News | Published:

Motorists faced delays after a lorry crashed into a bridge.

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.

David Cosgrove

By David Cosgrove
Chief Reporter - @davidcosgrove_

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