Road blocked after shipping container falls off lorry

The A146 is blocked after a container fell off a lorry it was travelling on

The A146 is blocked after a container fell off a lorry it was travelling on - Credit: Google

The A146 was blocked after a shipping container fell off the lorry it was being transported on.

Police were called just after 8am on Monday, June 13 to reports of a shed load heading northbound.

The road was blocked near to the Shell petrol station and mini roundabout near to the junction of the B1136 Yarmouth Road.

The incident caused major congestion between Hales and Loddon.

A police spokesman said: "Officers were called at 8am to reports an HGV had shed its shipping container.

"The container is blocking the road causing major tailbacks.

"Officers are on the scene and awaiting a recovery vehicle to clear the container."

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The road was cleared by about 11.30am.