Lorry skids off Woodhead Pass in treacherous conditions

This was the scene on one of the main transpennine routes this morning after a lorry skidded off the road and overturned in icy conditions.

Thursday, 30th November 2017, 2:02 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:01 pm
The lorry overturned after skidding off the road. Photos by Gary Sharples

Freezing temperatures overnight led to hazardous conditions on the A628 Woodhead Pass between Sheffield and Manchester.

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The accident happened on a stretch of road close to Woodhead and Crowden.

The road is said to have been icy at the time of the incident
The road is said to have been icy at the time of the incident