Lorry falls into hole in road in Rotherham

This lorry became wedged in a large hole when the road surface gave way. Picture: BBC Radio Sheffield
This lorry became wedged in a large hole when the road surface gave way. Picture: BBC Radio Sheffield
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A lorry ended up wedged in a hole in a road after the surface gave way when a water main burst this morning.

The flat=bed lorry was travelling along the B6094 Cockhill Lane, near Braithwell, Rotherham, when the road gave way.

A lorry has fallen into a large hole caused by a burst water main on the B6094 Cockhill Lane nr Braithwell Rotherham

A lorry has fallen into a large hole caused by a burst water main on the B6094 Cockhill Lane nr Braithwell Rotherham

It was carrying a full load at the time, with some pallets slipping off and falling into the hole.

The road is closed while arrangements are being made for the lorry to be pulled free.