Driven round the bend: Traffic light knocked down on busy Norwich road

Traffic light knocked down on Bank Plain, Norwich Picture: Mark Summers

Traffic light knocked down on Bank Plain, Norwich Picture: Mark Summers - Credit: Archant

A traffic light has been knocked down at the junction between Bank Plain and Queen Street in Norwich.

Traffic light knocked down on Bank Plain, Norwich Picture: Mark Summers

Traffic light knocked down on Bank Plain, Norwich Picture: Mark Summers - Credit: Archant

The incident happened on this morning after a delivery driver had difficulty turning into Queen Street on his way to BrewDog bar.

Traffic light knocked down on Bank Plain, Norwich Picture: Mark Summers

Traffic light knocked down on Bank Plain, Norwich Picture: Mark Summers - Credit: Archant

The driver, from Foulger Transport, told an onlooker that he had difficulty turning due to a barrier that was in the way.

The traffic light was completely knocked down and the council was called.

A spokesperson for Norfolk County Council said: 'The traffic light was damaged at around 9.30am by a lorry.


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'We are now on-site making the scene safe and organising repairs.'

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