Brislington traffic live: Lorry ripped roof off after hitting railway bridge

A lorry has been badly damaged after it struck the bridge carrying the main railway line into Temple Meads and got stuck.

The incident happened this morning at around 11am, and the road has been closed by police.

Images show the truck, from a TV scenery and staging company, wedged under the bridge on Whitby Road, between the end of St Philips Causeway in Brislington and the junction at Netham Lock, near St Annes.

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Police have closed the road – a key route across South Bristol between Brislington and St Annes – and diversions are in place.

We will bring you the latest updates on this ongoing situation – scroll down

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