Norfolk

Jack-knifed lorry closes A47 Acle Straight for hours

Jack-knifed lorry on the Acle Straight in Norfolk Image copyright Norfolk Police
Image caption The lorry jack-knifed on the A47 Acle Straight

A major road in Norfolk was closed for much of the day after a lorry jack-knifed.

Norfolk Police closed the A47 Acle Straight, between Great Yarmouth and Acle, in both directions after the incident happened at about 08:20 GMT.

The force said the recovery of the vehicle was "complex".

Diversion routes were put in place before the road reopened at about 17:15 GMT. In a tweet, Norfolk police thanked motorists for their "patience".

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