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Pictures emerge of scene at Lady Bay Bridge after lorry crashes down embankment

Images from the scene show the situation after a lorry drove off the bridge ramp.

The incident happened during rush hour on Monday 4 July 2022.

Police were called at 8:51 am – witnesses told The Wire that around seventeen emergency vehicles descended on the bridge area, several police vehicles, ambulances and fire engines.

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Nottinghamshire Police said: “We were called at 8.51am today to a report of a lorry leaving the carriageway at Lady Bay Bridge in West Bridgford and crashing down an embankment.

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The bridge is closed while emergency services deal with the incident. Motorists are asked to find an alternative route.”

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AA Roadwatch reports:

‘Road closed and slow traffic due to crash, a lorry involved on A6011 Lady Bay Bridge both ways from Edward Road to A6011 Meadow Lane.’

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