A361 at Shipton-under-Wychwood closed after milk tanker overturns

Police and fire crews monitor the recovery of the Cotteswold Dairy milk truck after the crash on the A361. Picture: Mark Hemsworth

Police and fire crews monitor the recovery of the Cotteswold Dairy milk truck after the crash on the A361. Picture: Mark Hemsworth

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A LORRY overturned on the A361 at Shipton-under-Wychwood, spilling what was reported to be 10 tonnes of milk on the road.

The driver, a man in his 30s, was taken by ambulance to the John Radcliffe Hospital, in Oxford, with non life-threatening injuries.

The Cotteswold Dairy Ltd tanker overturned at about 4.30am and the road was closed until 10.30am because of concerns that it may have leaked fuel on to the road.

Carole Aldons, of Church Street, off the A361, said: “I’m glad it was nothing more serious.”

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9:13am Wed 16 Jul 14

Joanna66 says...

Two 10 tonne milk tanker crashes in two days, that's unlucky... unless this is another editorial gaff?
Two 10 tonne milk tanker crashes in two days, that's unlucky... unless this is another editorial gaff? Joanna66
  • Score: 2

10:24am Wed 16 Jul 14

Marco00 says...

Joanna66 wrote:
Two 10 tonne milk tanker crashes in two days, that's unlucky... unless this is another editorial gaff?
The photo on the accident the other day showed a rigid box lorry on its roof, not a tanker..........
[quote][p][bold]Joanna66[/bold] wrote: Two 10 tonne milk tanker crashes in two days, that's unlucky... unless this is another editorial gaff?[/p][/quote]The photo on the accident the other day showed a rigid box lorry on its roof, not a tanker.......... Marco00
  • Score: 1

10:43am Wed 16 Jul 14

Joanna66 says...

It's the same story, same lorry, same time, same crash, go back and take a look... Cotteswold Dairies. I used the word "tanker" as it's used in the story above.
It's the same story, same lorry, same time, same crash, go back and take a look... Cotteswold Dairies. I used the word "tanker" as it's used in the story above. Joanna66
  • Score: 2

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