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Man injured as lorry overturns in Thorne

A lorry has overturned near the Black Bull Inn, Thorne. Picture by Gary Swift.

A lorry has overturned near the Black Bull Inn, Thorne. Picture by Gary Swift.

 

A lorry has overturned near the Black Bull Inn pub, Thorne, leaving a man injured.

The incident occurred at approximately 9.50am, and Police attended shortly afterwards.

The lorry is understood to have been the only vehicle involved in the collision.

A Police spokesman said of the incident: “Police were called at around 9.50am this morning (Monday, August 18) to reports a red and white lorry had overturned in Crow Tree Bank, Thorne.

“One person sustained minor injuries.”

The road is currently closed while recovery of the vehicle takes place.

Thorne resident, Barry Swift, said: “If it had been 20 metres across, it would have crashed into the Black Bull pub.”

He added: “The lorrys load of peat is all over the road.”

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