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Road shut after lorry hits bridge and sheds its load of straw

By Lucy Todman | Newtown | News | Published:

The main road through Newtown was blocked after a lorry carrying straw shed its load today.

The lorry which shed its load. Photo: @NewtownRPUSGT

The lorry became wedged under the Nantoer Bridge near Newton Evangelical Church on A489 Llanidloes Road at around 1pm.

Traffic in the area was stationary and the road was closed while the debris was removed.

Newtown Road Policing Unit said the road would remain closed to traffic for several hours.

The lorry which shed its load. Photo: @NewtownRPUSGT
Lucy Todman

By Lucy Todman
@shroptod

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star and Shrewsbury Chronicle based in Shrewsbury.

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