Gritter crashes into central reservation of A11

A gritting vehicle. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

A gritting vehicle. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: Archant

A gritter trying to prepare a busy road for traffic in the icy weather crashed into the central reservation of the A11 during the early hours of the morning.

https://twitter.com/MildnhallPolice/status/968698187451125760

Police Tweeted to say that the vehicle crashed near to Mildenhall at around 4am this morning (Wednesday, February 28).

No-one was injured in the crash and officers said it was caused by a mechanical fault.

A single-lane closure was in place while police cleared up the aftermath of the crash, which reopened shortly before 5am.

Mildenhall Police Tweeted at the time of the incident: 'Gritter has crashed into the central reservation of the #A11 #southbound. No injuries - just a mechanical fault!

https://twitter.com/MildnhallPolice/status/968710237443280897

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'Single lane closure currently in place.'

After the lane had been reopened, officers Tweeted: '#A11 is now clear.

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'Please remember to drive carefully, it is -5C at the moment!'

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