Watch as gritting lorry is recovered from ditch after sliding off Hingham road

A gritting lorry being recovered after it slid off the road in Hingham. Picture: @SouthNorfPolice

A gritting lorry being recovered after it slid off the road in Hingham. Picture: @SouthNorfPolice - Credit: Archant

A Hingham road has reopened after a gritting lorry slid into a ditch.

Police were called by a recovery company who said that the lorry had come off Hingham Road, just over a mile from Hingham, at about 3.30am this morning.

Recovery began at about 8am and the road was fully clear by 10.25am.

A tweet from South Norfolk police said that the driver had escaped unhurt.