Video shows car and lorry crash in Portsmouth

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Dramatic video captured the moment a car and lorry crashed in Portsmouth city centre today.

The footage from a CCTV camera on the Royal pub showed the collision in Commercial Road North, near to the Sainsbury’s roundabout.

The car smashed into a post and then hit railings in the accident.

The two occupants of the car were freed.

Police said there had been no injuries.

The black Volkswagen Polo was later lifted onto a recovery lorry.

Two lanes of the road were closed but traffic was flowing around the scene of the accident.