Lorry collides with railway bridge outside Northamptonshire village

A container was knocked off the back of a lorry near Milton Malsor.

A container was knocked off the back of a lorry near Milton Malsor.

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A road in a Northamptonshire is currently closed after a container was knocked clean off the back of a lorry under a low bridge.

Police are currently on the scene just outside Milton Malsor after the truck struck a railway bridge on Collingtree Road earlier this morning.

Milton Malsor resident Councillor Jill Hope, (Lib Dem, Sixfields) said: “The lorry is still sitting there.

“It’s going to take a crane to get that container back on it.”

Collingtree Road is closed in both directions while the container is removed.

It is understood structural engineers have been called to assess the railway bridge.