Lorry roof ripped off in Bristol railway bridge crash

Emergency crews are at the scene of the incident in Brislington Credit: ITV West Country

A lorry's roof was ripped off after it hit a railway bridge in the Brislington area of Bristol.

Emergency crews including police and fire rescue services are at the scene in Whitby road on the afternoon of Wednesday 8 June.

The area was closed off while fire crews deal with the incident.

In a statement a spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: “We were called at just after 10am today (Wednesday 8 June), after a lorry struck a railway bridge in Whitby Road, Bristol. No-one was injured in the collision.

“The road was closed while the incident was dealt with, and the fire and rescue service assisted with the recovery operation.

“The road was re-opened at just after 1pm.”