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‘Avoid if possible’ - ‘substance’ spillage closes road

PUBLISHED: 17:13 28 February 2020 | UPDATED: 08:27 29 February 2020

The A1066 was closed near Southwood Lodge, Rushford, Thetford after a lorry shed its load. Picture: Google Maps

The A1066 was closed near Southwood Lodge, Rushford, Thetford after a lorry shed its load. Picture: Google Maps

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A ‘substance’ spillage from a lorry has closed a road near Thetford.

Police were called to the A1066 near Southwood Lodge, Rushford, Thetford at 1.50pm this afternoon.

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Emergency services remain on scene as work is carried out to recover the lorry and its load.

A police spokesman said: "It's a substance which has spilled on the road which needs clearing before it can be re-opened.

"The road has been closed, it will be closed for some time. People are are asked to avoid the area if at all possible." Diversions are in place.


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