Botley delays as lorry gets stuck under bridge

The lorry stuck under the railway bridge on Botley Road

The lorry stuck under the railway bridge on Botley Road

First published in Top News

Drivers were delayed yesterday when a lorry got stuck under the railway bridge in Botley Road, Oxford.

Police were called to the scene at about 9.45am when the lorry could not get under the bridge and needed help to turn around.

The delays were cleared by 10am.

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8:48am Sat 24 May 14

Sandy Wimpole-Smythe says...

Pratt
Pratt Sandy Wimpole-Smythe
  • Score: 7

11:37am Sat 24 May 14

Big AC says...

Not actually under the bridge at any point then.
Not actually under the bridge at any point then. Big AC
  • Score: 8

12:14pm Sat 24 May 14

riman09 says...

I'm amazed at these HGV drivers who ought to know better! They are not exactly driving a small car that can go on any road!
I'm amazed at these HGV drivers who ought to know better! They are not exactly driving a small car that can go on any road! riman09
  • Score: 4

6:38pm Sat 24 May 14

deedee444 says...

So not a story at all............... remember a few buses had the roof taken off back in the day 'til they raised the bridge......I notice theres a bus behind the lorry..........good luck with turning that round.....bet that wasn't easy that time of day especially :)
So not a story at all............... remember a few buses had the roof taken off back in the day 'til they raised the bridge......I notice theres a bus behind the lorry..........good luck with turning that round.....bet that wasn't easy that time of day especially :) deedee444
  • Score: 2

7:25pm Sat 24 May 14

Chriso123 says...

It made me laugh, so it's a good story! Silly driver!
It made me laugh, so it's a good story! Silly driver! Chriso123
  • Score: 2

8:18pm Sat 24 May 14

Myron Blatz says...

These jugernauts should be banned from local roads as not being appropriate. Instead, they should have to offload onto smaller more eco-friendly delivery vans at key positions around Oxford - a city which was never designed for these, monster vehicles and which would cost a great of public money to upgrade. That's why the propsed redevelopment of Westgate and Botley shopping precinct should not be allowed to happen - and it's bad enough that these monster vehicles are already cluttering-up our roads to deliver to he John Allen Centre and Cowley Centre, together with drop-offs to the blight of Co-op, Tesco and Sainsbuy's convenience stores.
These jugernauts should be banned from local roads as not being appropriate. Instead, they should have to offload onto smaller more eco-friendly delivery vans at key positions around Oxford - a city which was never designed for these, monster vehicles and which would cost a great of public money to upgrade. That's why the propsed redevelopment of Westgate and Botley shopping precinct should not be allowed to happen - and it's bad enough that these monster vehicles are already cluttering-up our roads to deliver to he John Allen Centre and Cowley Centre, together with drop-offs to the blight of Co-op, Tesco and Sainsbuy's convenience stores. Myron Blatz
  • Score: -1

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