BREAKING FAREHAM

Lorry Roll Over Causes Traffic Chaos in Fareham

Fareham Hampshire  Tuesday 12th January 2016 A refuse lorry overturned at a major roundabout in  today causing traffic chaos.

Emergency Services  were called to the Delme roundabout, near Wallington Way, Fareham  at around 9.40am after the accident.  Fire Crews from Fareham and Cosham attended  and  freed the  driver  who was stuck in the cab  by removing the  windscreen of the Truck.
The junction, which leads to the A27 and Portchester, was blocked as the driver had to be rescued by the fire service.

The Road was closed for around three hours whilst  recovery and a  clean up operation took place.  A lamp post  was  crushed by the  lorry. The driver who’s  from Gosport  speaking at the scene  said “It all went into  slow motion  there was nothing that I could do I went around the bend and   the  wheel of the truck gave way as I went around the corner . It was very  scary. I have been driving  these lorries for over 25 years.  The load of  housing rubbish was destin for Aldershot.

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Clean-up crews from Fareham Borough Council are now on the scene working with the owners   helping  clear the debris.

No other vehicles where involved  and the driver suffered minor injuries to his shoulder.  ©UKNIP