Lorry overturns blocking the A34

The A34 has ground to a halt this afternoon after a lorry overturned.

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A34 reopens

Thames Valley Police have confirmed that the A34 has reopened after closing yesterday evening because of an accident. Workers started repairing the surface of the road at 3 o'clock this morning after a car transporter overturned in Berkshire.

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TRAVEL - ROADS: BERKSHIRE A34 lorry recovered, road remains blocked

The A34 Northbound remains closed with queueing traffic due to emergency repairs and earlier overturned lorry between M4 J13 (Chieveley / Newbury) and High Street (East Ilsley).

A car transporter overturned after a collision with another lorry. The incident damaged the central reservation and the road's surface. The car transporter has now been recovered. Repairs to the road are underway.

Overturned lorry halts traffic on A34

Lorry overturned on the A34

The A34 northbound has been blocked for most of the afternoon after a lorry overturned between J13 of the M4 for Chieveley / Newbury and the High Street at East Ilsley.

Thames Valley Police say the driver of the lorry who was complaining of back pain, has been taken to hospital to be checked over. His injuries are not believed to be serious.

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