Police cordon off road after live power line pulled down by lorry in Northamptonshire

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Witnesses can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

Police have closed off a village road in Northamptonshire after an accident involving a lorry.

The accident happened near Church Lane, Bugbrooke at just before 9am.

The HGV is believed to have clipped a power line which somehow became wrapped around the vehicle.

Officers have closed off the road nearby.

A police spokesman said: “The power line became wrapped around the vehicle and was pulled across the road.

“We are have closed the road in order to keep people away from the live cable.”