Chaos for drivers as Woodhead Pass closed in both directions due to overturned lorry

Woodhead Pass is closed in both directions after a lorry overturned on the road.

Friday, 14th February 2020, 1:32 pm

Police say the incident happened “near the Dog and Partridge” at Fluch around 12.40pm today (February 14) and officers are at the scene.

No injuries have been reported however due to the lorry’s size the whole of the road has had to be closed for the recovery operation.

Police have advised drivers to look for an alternative route.

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A lorry has overturned near Flouch on the Woodhead Pass

There is no indication of when the road will reopen.

Woodhead Pass is closed in both directions