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Scaffolding collapses after lorry crash in Exeter

Collapsed scaffolding in Exeter
Image caption The scaffolding was deemed unsafe after the collision

A section of scaffolding on a building in Exeter city centre has partially collapsed after being hit by a lorry.

Police and fire crews were called to the three storey building near the Harlequin Centre at 10:35 BST after the accident.

Queen Street and Paul Street were closed after the scaffolding was deemed unsafe.

Police said scaffolders had been called in to make the remaining section safe.

There were no reports of any injuries.

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