A3 northbound closed near Petersfield after tank falls off lorry

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A ROAD was closed after a septic tank fell off the back of a lorry.

The incident happened on the A3 near Petersfield, just north of the Queen Elizabeth Country Park at 9.13am.

Police closed the road northbound while the obstruction was moved. The tank itself was not damaged.

Nobody was injured and no other vehicles were involved.

The road has now re-opened.