High winds cause lorry to jackknife on busy Northamptonshire road

High winds caused lorry to jackknife on a busy Northampton road

High winds caused lorry to jackknife on a busy Northampton road

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A lorry overturned on a Northamptonshire road yesterday after getting caught in the Storm Doris crosswind.

The driver of the juggernaut suffered minor injuries and received medical treatment at the scene.

The A43 near Hannington

The A43 near Hannington

The incident happened at around 3pm on the A43 road near Hannington.

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "We were called at 3.30pm to a jackknifed lorry on the A43 near Hannington in Northampton.

"The lorry was on its side in the ditch.

"The driver suffered minor injuries and was treated in an ambulance on site."

The driver suffered minor injuries

The driver suffered minor injuries

A jackknifed lorry on the A43

A jackknifed lorry on the A43