A jackknifed lorry was causing delays around Norwich after it forced the closure of a major road.

Police were called to the incident on the A1042 ring road in Thorpe St Andrew at 10.37am.

The lorry was completely blocking the road near Elizabeth Avenue.

Eastern Daily Press: The incident happened earlier this morningThe incident happened earlier this morning (Image: David Harper)

Eastern Daily Press: The lorry had jackknifed across the A1042 in NorwichThe lorry had jackknifed across the A1042 in Norwich (Image: David Harper)

Traffic was building in both directions and was causing delays in and around Thorpe St Andrew.

Police are waiting for the lorry to be recovered.