Broken down lorry causing queues in Northampton

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A broken down lorry in Northampton is creating severe delays and queuing traffic for drivers leaving town.

The A428 Bedford Road is partly blocked by the vehicle, which is causing queues between Barnes Meadow Interchange and the Cheyne Walk junction.

The broken down lorry is also causing tailbacks the surrounding network.

Northamptonshire Police said officers are on the scene managing traffic until the vehicle can be removed.