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

First published in News

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.”

Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? Text NEWS, SPORT and JAYDEN depending on what services you want, and your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed.

Our top stories

Sexual assault on woman in Oxford yesterday linked to earlier rape

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:35pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A WOMAN was sexually assualted in the city yesterday, in an attack police have linked to a rape over the weekend.

Update: Man bailed after teenager raped in city centre

Oxford Mail:

11:57am Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN arrested after a woman was raped in the city centre on Saturday morning has been bailed.

UPDATE: Tributes paid to Ann Ducker, leader of South Oxfordshire District Council, who has died

Oxford Mail: South Oxfordshire District Council leader Ann Ducker

10:21am Monday 22nd September 2014

Ann Ducker, leader of South Oxfordshire District Council, has died.

Corn Exchange's future debated

Oxford Mail: The Corn Exchange

9:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

The future use of the Corn Exchange will be discussed at a meeting tonight.

Minibus in accident near Littlemore

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

9:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

A minibus carrying a group of youngsters was involved in a crash with a car on the A4142 Eastern Bypass. Three adults, 10 teenagers and a child were involved in the crash.

Electricity line drama after fire wrecks shed in Yarnton

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

9:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

Electricity cables collapsed after a blaze in a large garden shed in Yarnton on Sunday.

Comments (3)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

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

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree