Traffic hold ups as latest lorry driver finds his vehicle too big for the railway bridge

Police attended the scene

Police attended the scene

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MOTORISTS were held-up in queues on Botley Road yesterday morning after a lorry caused a jam.

Witnesses said an HGV approached the railway bridge on its way in to the city at about 10.10am, but the driver realised his vehicle would not fit underneath and was unable to move forward.

The incident lead to traffic being backed up along the road.

Police were called and the road was cleared shortly afterwards.

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7:55pm Sat 8 Mar 14

faatmaan says...

simple height sensor would help prevent these types of incidents, but the lorry driver should have been aware of his height and the initial signage upon entering botley road.
simple height sensor would help prevent these types of incidents, but the lorry driver should have been aware of his height and the initial signage upon entering botley road. faatmaan
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