A442 Closed by Stranded Lorry

According to a report on the Shropshire Star website, the A442 was closed for over three hours yesterday after a lorry went off the road and became stranded on the verge.

Picture: Operational Patrol Unit on Twitter
The report states that police were called shortly after 9:00am, and began advising travellers to find alternative routes.The incident happened between Espley Roundabout and the junction with the Avenue in Peplow.
Official diversions were put in place by noon when the road was completely closed whilst the vehicle was recovered. From the picture below it appears that two large recovery units attended the scene. The road was reopened around 3:00pm.
According to local reports the articulated lorry was carrying a consignment of cheese.
Picture: Operational Patrol Unit on Twitter