Road re-opens after lorry smashes into Sheffield bridge close to Meadowhall

A road has re-opened after being closed yesterday when a lorry hit a bridge close to Meadowhall shopping centre.

Monday, 7th December 2020, 12:39 pm

An Eddie Stobart lorry struck a railway bridge on Meadowhall Road, close to Weedon Street, at 4.30pm yesterday.

The HGV was too high for the bridge, which is regularly struck by lorries.

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A lorry crashed into a bridge close to Meadowhall yesterday (Photo: Baillor Jalloh)

Police officers, Highways Agency and Network Rail staff attended the scene of the collision.

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The road was closed until the lorry was removed and checks on the bridge were carried out.

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