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Halfords 'We Fit' lorry gets stuck under bridge

Halfords lorry Image copyright London Fire Brigade
Image caption The irony of the situation caused mirth on social media

A Halfords lorry bearing the "We Fit" logo has got stuck under a railway bridge in Beckenham.

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) was called to the scene at about 13:15 BST after the lorry trapped several parked cars on South Eden Park Road.

The LFB tweeted: "Going the 'extra mile' might have been the better option rather than trying to squeeze under a bridge in Beckenham."

Train services across the bridge were stopped as a result of the incident.

A spokesperson for Halfords said: "We would like to apologise for any delays and inconvenience caused to road and train travellers and will be working with the authorities to carry out a full investigation."

London Bridge trains on their way to Hayes were terminating at Elmers End before the lorry was cleared at about 18:30.

Image copyright London Fire Brigade
Image caption The lorry trapped several parked cars when it got stuck under the bridge

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