Dramatic pictures of overturned lorry on a South Yorkshire road

The accident on Dearne Valley Parkway. Picture from SYP Operational Support
The accident on Dearne Valley Parkway. Picture from SYP Operational Support
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Police have released pictures of an overturned lorry which closed a South Yorkshire road for several hours last night.

The accident happened on the Rockingham Roundabout outside new KFC on Dearne Valley Parkway between Birdwell and Hoyland at around 6pm.

The accident on Dearne Valley Parkway. Picture from SYP Operational Support

The accident on Dearne Valley Parkway. Picture from SYP Operational Support

The driver of the HGV was taken to hospital.

South Yorkshire Police closed the road in both direction while the vehicle was recovered.