Driver escapes injury as lorry overturns in M27 crash

A DRIVER miraculously escaped injury after a lorry overturned and crashed off a motorway.

Tuesday, 22nd January 2019, 1:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 6:32 pm
This lorry overturned on the M27 and fortunately no one was injured. Picture: Highways England

The incident happened on the M27 junction 3 (M271) westbound slipway at around 8.56am today. 

The vehicle went ‘down the embankment and on to its side’ but fortunately there were no injuries during the crash. 

Pictures from the scene show that the lorry had shed its load down a hill after overturning and a recovery operation was launched. 

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This lorry overturned on the M27 and fortunately no one was injured. Picture: Highways England

Motorists were warned of 'significant delays’ this morning following the incident but the vehicle has since been removed and all lanes have now reopened. 

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Firefighters were called to the scene to help clear fuel from the road.

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The lorry shed its load. Picture: Highways England

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