Meat lorry flips onto side in West Hill crash

Overturned lorry on the B3180 near Aylesbeare. The lorry tipped over on the morning of Thursday, 16

Overturned lorry on the B3180 near Aylesbeare. The lorry tipped over on the morning of Thursday, 16 May . Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shv 2338-20-13AW - Credit: Archant

Traffic was brought to a standstill last week after a meat lorry crashed and ended up on its side in a ditch next to the B3180.

Morning commuters were left stuck as police and fire crews sought to remove the articulated truck from the road between Ayslebeare and West Hill.

The lorry, carrying lamb from a firm in Launceston, Cornwall, was eventually removed and the road re-opened by lunchtime.

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