Jack-knifed lorry blocks rush hour traffic in Shrewsbury

A lorry jack-knifed blocking a busy Shrewsbury road in the Friday rush hour.

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West Mercia Police warned drivers to find an alternative route after the lorry and trailer blocked the A5112 Hereford Road outside Marks and Spencer at around 5.30pm on Friday.

Police tweeted: "Jack-knifed lorry & trailer on the A5112 Hereford Road, dual carriageway, outside Marks & Spencer.

"Road is fully blocked.

"Please find alternative route."

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