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Rural road reopens after lorry jackknife incident

PUBLISHED: 08:37 16 November 2018 | UPDATED: 10:50 16 November 2018

A stretch of the B1135 between Garvestone and Kimberley. A lorry has jackknifed on the road, causing delays. Picture: Google

A stretch of the B1135 between Garvestone and Kimberley. A lorry has jackknifed on the road, causing delays. Picture: Google

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A road near Dereham has been cleared after a lorry jackknifed, causing delays for motorists.

The incident happened on the B1135 between Garvestone and Kimberley.

Police were called to the scene just after 7am on Friday to reports that a lorry had jackknifed in the middle of the road.

A spokesman for Norfolk police said that, although the road had been blocked by the lorry, there was a lay-by close to where the incident had happened which meant the road was still passable.

A recovery team was on scene at 9.15am and the road was reopened by 10.15am.

The police spokesman said no other emergency services were called to the scene.

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