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Road near Shrewsbury closed for 'several hours' after lorry 'full of chickens' overturns

A road near Shrewsbury was set to be closed for "several hours" following reports that a lorry containing livestock had overturned.

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The lorry on its side (Photographs: Leanne Lloyd and Shrewsbury Police).

The B4386 near Nox, southwest of Shrewsbury, was closed on Monday morning after the vehicle tipped onto its side.

According to traffic data, the incident appears to have occurred around 8am at the crossroads with the Ford turn-off.

West Mercia's Operation and Communications Centre posted on social media that the closure would be in place for some time.