Look at how the piece of giant machinery was removed from Great Yarmouth’s South Quay

Images from South Quay, Great Yarmouth, where a huge gearbox fell off a lorry yesterday (Friday, Mar

Images from South Quay, Great Yarmouth, where a huge gearbox fell off a lorry yesterday (Friday, March 4) which led to police cloising the road for over eight hours. Photo: Cliff Maddox - Credit: Cliff Maddox

Take a look at these fantastic images taken by Cliff Maddox of the giant gearbox being removed from South Quay.

The road in Great Yarmouth was closed for over eight hours yesterday and caused massive tailbacks through the town as drivers had to navigate the one-way system during the evening rush hour.

The piece of machinery, which weighed several tonnes, fell off a lorry and onto the pavement next to a set of traffic lights.

The masonry below was damaged and a tree planter was also crushed.

A huge crane had to be brought in to remove the trailer and then the gearbox from the scene.

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