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Traffic queues on M65 after lorry sheds its load near Accrington

Lancashire Telegraph: BREAKING: Traffic queues on M65 after lorry sheds its load near Accrington BREAKING: Traffic queues on M65 after lorry sheds its load near Accrington

TRAFFIC queues are forming after a lorry shed its load on junction with the motorway.

One lane of the M65 is closed and slow traffic is resulting due to shed load of plasterboard on the junction of the M65 near Accrington.

The incident occurred on the roundabout where the A6068 meets Junction 8 of the M65 and also affects the A56 in Accrington. Lane one of two is closed.

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5:39pm Tue 14 Jan 14

kosmic karma says...

Worry not, I predict a new growth from this fortuitous accident... Romanians, or a new social housing scheme, may grow on this spot...
Worry not, I predict a new growth from this fortuitous accident... Romanians, or a new social housing scheme, may grow on this spot... kosmic karma
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6:37pm Tue 14 Jan 14

allan1957 says...

To many of these kind of incidents occur do the drivers of these lorries ever get prosecuted for unsafe loads's or as in the case of the Asda lorry that got stuck at under the bridge at Ewood driving without due care and attention just a thought.
To many of these kind of incidents occur do the drivers of these lorries ever get prosecuted for unsafe loads's or as in the case of the Asda lorry that got stuck at under the bridge at Ewood driving without due care and attention just a thought. allan1957
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8:15pm Tue 14 Jan 14

coates warder says...

allan1957 wrote:
To many of these kind of incidents occur do the drivers of these lorries ever get prosecuted for unsafe loads's or as in the case of the Asda lorry that got stuck at under the bridge at Ewood driving without due care and attention just a thought.
was the load unsafe ? did a car cut him up our a car cut in front then slam on ?. just 2 ways a lorry can shed its load.do you have a hgv licence ? or just got a beef with lorry drivers.stats show hgv drivers are the safest on the road car drivers are 10 times more likely to crash or cause a accident.
[quote][p][bold]allan1957[/bold] wrote: To many of these kind of incidents occur do the drivers of these lorries ever get prosecuted for unsafe loads's or as in the case of the Asda lorry that got stuck at under the bridge at Ewood driving without due care and attention just a thought.[/p][/quote]was the load unsafe ? did a car cut him up our a car cut in front then slam on ?. just 2 ways a lorry can shed its load.do you have a hgv licence ? or just got a beef with lorry drivers.stats show hgv drivers are the safest on the road car drivers are 10 times more likely to crash or cause a accident. coates warder
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