Oops! Refuse truck gets stuck for eight hours near Lowestoft

A Waveney Norse refuse collection vehicle became stuck on a narrow track in Lound.

A Waveney Norse refuse collection vehicle became stuck on a narrow track in Lound. - Credit: Archant

A refuse collection vehicle that got stuck on a small mud track in Lound, was there for eight hours before it was recovered.

The refuse truck was stuck for eight hours.

The refuse truck was stuck for eight hours. - Credit: Archant

The vehicle, operated by Waveney Norse, was conducting a black bin collection when the mishap took place last month.

A spokesperson for Waveney Norse said: 'As a direct result of adverse winter conditions, one of our refuse collection vehicles became stuck when using this track.

'Due to the position and size of the refuse vehicle, two recovery vehicles were required in an operation which lasted for approximately eight hours.

'As a result of this incident, we have spoken with local residents and have agreed some changes which will result in future collections being made by a smaller vehicle.'

The refuse truck was completing a black bin collection when the incident took place. Pictures: Suppl

The refuse truck was completing a black bin collection when the incident took place. Pictures: Supplied - Credit: Archant

The truck was eventually recovered – close to Cuckoo Green Farm.

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