Driver done for careless driving after lorry crashes into Newport railway bridge

PUBLISHED: 16:51 19 April 2016 | UPDATED: 16:51 19 April 2016

Newport bridge lorry crash

Newport bridge lorry crash


A lorry driver has been reported for careless driving after crashing into Newport railway bridge this morning (Tuesday).

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Police were called at 8am after the HGV got stuck under the bridge over Cambridge Road.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “Officers attended and Network Rail was contacted to assess any damage to the bridge.

“There was no damage to the bridge and the lorry was removed by 9.15am.

“A 46-year-old man from Leicester was reported for careless driving and offered the option to complete a driving course, which he accepted.”

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