Roads in Great Yarmouth closed for hours as machinery falls off lorry

A large piece of industrial machinery which has fallen from the lorry transporting it on to the road

A large piece of industrial machinery which has fallen from the lorry transporting it on to the roadside on South Quay in Great Yarmouth.Picture: James Bass - Credit: James Bass

Police closed roads in Great Yarmouth this morning after a piece of machinery fell off the back of a lorry.

South Quay is closed to traffic while the machinery is cleared from the road. Photo: Chris Goose

South Quay is closed to traffic while the machinery is cleared from the road. Photo: Chris Goose - Credit: Chris Goose

Officers were called at 10am to reports that a large object had fallen from the back of a lorry in South Quay.

No one has been hurt, but a number of roads will be closed in the area for several hours while a crane is brought in to recover the object.

Road closures will be in place on the Hall Quay/South Quay junction, the Nottingham Way/South Quay junction and the Yarmouth Way junction.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find alternative routes.

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