Home   Weald   News   Article

Paddock Wood: Lorry sheds load of concrete blocks onto the A228 near the Hop Farm

By David Gazet

Drivers faced delays after a lorry shed its load of concrete blocks onto a dual carriageway near Paddock Wood.

The accident happened just after the roundabout for the Hop Farm on the northbound A228 Branbridges Road this evening.

The inside lane was blocked with debris scattered across both lanes. 

Motorists saw concrete blocks spilt across the carriageway. Picture @CharlieAldred

Motorists saw concrete blocks spilt across the carriageway. Picture: @CharlieAldred

Picture @CharlieAldred

Picture: @CharlieAldred

Charlie Aldred witnessed what happened. He said: "The truck went over the roundabout with the load on the back looking like it was slanted, then by the time we were round the roundabout loads of the contents had just fallen on the floor.

"We were about 4 or 5 cars behind and people were creeping past to look or avoid the debris. It probably looks worse than what it was. It looked like concrete bricks."

The road was reopened by 7.30pm. 

Join the debate...
Comments |

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More