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PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2011 21:38 
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Driver Killed As Lorry Plunges From Bridge
Monday, 7th November 2011 17:42

A driver has been killed after his lorry crashed off a bridge and onto the M56 motorway in Cheshire.
The incident happened at 3.24pm after a truck carrying household goods came off the A56 road while on a bridge over the motorway at junction 11, near Preston Brook, in Warrington, Cheshire.

A North West Air Ambulance spokeswoman said: "One male fatality has been confirmed - the lorry driver sadly died at the scene.
"The crew treated just two other people who suffered shock, which is an absolute miracle when you consider that the lorry fell directly onto the carriageway of the motorway."

Police said there were no other casualties or vehicles involved.
The motorway and the A56 have been closed in both directions while they deal with the crash.
A police spokesman said the motorway was expected to remain closed for several hours.
Cheshire police have appealed for any witnesses to call 0845 458 0000.

PLUS :
The M6 motorway has also been closed in both directions between junctions 12-13 after a lorry jackknifed from the northbound carriageway into the southbound.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue service say crews are dealing with a fire on the lorry.
There are also reports of a person trapped in a vehicle on the southbound carriageway.
The accidents come just days after the M5 tragedy where seven people died and 51 were injured.
Another sad incident.

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