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Lorry crashes into back garden

The lorry carrying cement toppled into a garden in Hastings Credit: Rob Earl

A lorry carrying bags of cement has crashed into a back garden in Sussex.

The incident happened in Castle Down Avenue in Hastings this morning.

A lorry carrying cement crashed into this garden Credit: Rob Earl

The lorry was delivering bags of cement to a nearby building site when it toppled over with its load into the garden.

'An accident waiting to happen' says lorry crash landlord

Ambulance crew survey the damage Credit: ITV News Meridian

The landlord of a pub - badly damaged by a lorry - has called for the speed limit in the area to be reduced. The driver was airlifted to hospital after the crash at the Rising Sun in Woolhampton yesterday. The landlord said it was an accident waiting to happen.

The giant vehicle embedded in the pub

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Traffic chaos to continue on A339 into this evening

A 53 year old man from Wiltshire is recovering in hospital following an accident on the A339 between Basingstoke and Newbury. Police say his injuries are not life threatening.

The road was closed for much of the day after an articulated lorry overturned near the Star Inn pub at Kingsclere. It is expected to remain closed during the evening rush hour. It closed at 0940 this morning causing severe delays. Police are warning of major congestion.

Latest estimates of clearing the debris are for the road to open again during the early evening but it could be closed for several more hours. Police had hoped the road would open in time for the busy rush hour.

Man in hospital after lorry overturns

Credit: ITV Meridian

A 53-year-old man from Wiltshire is recovering in hospital after an articulated lorry overturned on the A339 between Basingstoke and Newbury.

Police say his injuries are not life threatening. The incident will close the road for much of the day. It happened near the Star Inn pub at Kingsclere.

The lorry had been carrying wood. Major delays have built up in the area. Hampshire Police say recovery will soon take place. Other vehicles managed to avoid the lorry when it overturned. It is the second lorry to overturn on the A339 In a week.

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