Traffic moving again on A47 at Guyhirn after reports of jackknifed lorry

Traffic is now moving freely again on the A47 near Guyhirn after earlier reports of a jackknifed loory.

Wednesday, 2nd January 2019, 2:49 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:32 am
Police have said traffic is at a standstill

Police were called at 3.12pm today, Wednesday January 2, to the A47 at Guyhirn with reports of a road traffic collision.

A police spokeswoman said earlier: "The lorry was heading towards Wisbech when it reportedly jackknifed across the road.

"Traffic is at a standstill as a result.

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"Officers are currently on scene, together with paramedics."

But police have since tweeted this update: "Emergency Services have checked the area of the the A47 and no RTC has been found. Traffic is moving freely."

A police spokeswoman further clarified: "A lorry was heading towards Wisbech when it reportedly jack-knifed across the road.

"A driver in another vehicle swerved to avoid the lorry and as a consequence came off the road.

Police have said traffic is at a standstill

"The lorry was able to continue travelling and both vehicles had left the scene by the time officers arrived.

"Traffic was disrupted for a short while as a result of the incident."