Published on Monday, October 10th, 2016 at 5:01 am.

Drivers escape Major Injuries after Lorry and car collision on the A31


Emergency services have been called to a section of the A31 near Burley in the New Forest. Emergency crews were called just 3.30am this morning (Monday) to LGV which has left the carriageway and come to rest in the trees.

A second vehicle believed to be a car has also been involved in the collision. No one is thought to have been serious injured in the collision. A number of fire crews from the county. attended along with an ambulance from South Central ambulance service. One lane of the A31 towards Southampton remains closed as a major recovery and clear up operation takes place. The private car involved in the collision. has been recovered by a local police recovery agency. The Tractor and Trailer. remain embedded in the embankment of the carriageway.
A Spokesman for Highways England said: The A31 Eastbound between A338 Ringwood and M27. One lane will stay open during this mornings rushed hour peak. The overturned lorry will be removed later that will require the A31 Eastbound to be closed for a short time to assist with the. Recovery of the lorry is likely to take place at 8pm this evening where the Eastbound carriageway of the A31 will be closed whilst the lorry is recovered.

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