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Live updates: A50 closed eastbound – lorry shed load

The road is expected to be closed for some hours this afternoon.

The road has reopened – 2 pm

National Highways | 12:56 pm 20 February

‘The A50 Foston-Hatton-Hilton Bypass in Derbyshire is closed eastbound between the A515 (Sudbury) and the A511 (Hatton/Hilton) to allow for a recovery operation to take place.

‘A low-loader has lost a lorry tractor cab which it was transporting. There is a large fuel spillage across the road surface. The road will remain closed throughout the afternoon while the vehicle is recovered.

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‘Traffic is being diverted via local routes.

‘If this closure impacts on your planned route, please allow extra journey time. Plan ahead, you may wish to re-route or even delay your journey.’

National Highways | 12:45 pm 20 February

‘The A50 in Derbyshire is CLOSED eastbound between the A515 (Sudbury) and the A511 (Hatton / Hilton) due to a lorry which has lost part of its load.

‘A recovery operation will be ongoing throughout the afternoon.

‘More information to follow soon.’

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