Lorry hits railway bridge in Cotswolds

3:22pm Monday 23rd December 2013

By Freya Leng

A LORRY has hit a railway bridge in the Cotswolds.

It happened on the B4632 between Mickleton and Weston-sub-Edge at 12.30pm and left the HGV without its roof.

Network Rail have been informed and has sent out an engineer.

It was one of about 350 calls received by Gloucestershire Police since 7am this morning about weather related problems including flooding, trees down and damage to buildings.

A police spokesman said: "Gloucestershire Constabulary would like to thank everyone who has contacted them today about weather related problems.

"If you need to speak to the police and it is an emergency, please dial 999.

Alternatively, for all non emergency reports or concerns, you can reach us through our email address 101@gloucestershire.police.uk or by calling us 101."

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