Overturned lorry closes A24 at Findon Valley

THE A24 at Findon Valley is currently closed in both directions after a lorry overturned.

It took a major recovery effort to remove the lorryPicture: Eddie Mitchell
It took a major recovery effort to remove the lorryPicture: Eddie Mitchell

The articulated lorry was travelling northbound at 3.30am when it collided with a tree and overturned.

Part of the lorry came to rest in the front garden of a house. No-one was injured.

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Emergency services and recovery are currently on scene but it could take several hours to clear the debris and oil.

It took a major recovery effort to remove the lorryPicture: Eddie Mitchell

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes. The diversion is using the A280 north and southbound and rejoining or leaving the A24 at Findon.

Photographer Eddie Mitchell sent in these pictures from the scene, with video footage and further information to follow.

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