Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

UPDATED: Bin Lorries Crash In Dorchester Now Cleared

lorry crash

3:23pm 14th January 2015
(Updated 8:36am 15th January 2015)

A bin lorry and road sweeper crashed into each other yesterday, blocking off part of Poundbury Road in Dorchester.

The incident which happened near the Dorchester C Company Six Rifles, has now been cleared.

A Dorset Waste Partnership spokesperson said:

"We have responded to a collision on Poundbury Road, Dorchester, between a road sweeper vehicle and a refuse collection lorry.  The sweeper was travelling from the nearby depot while the lorry was returning to it when it appears they collided on a narrow stretch of road. No one was injured. We are awaiting recovery before the road can be re-opened. We will investigate the cause of the collision including footage from the on-board CCTV."

An investigation is underway into what caused the accident.

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox


Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious

dorset business directory

The Wessex Word

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

New Car Stickers

New Car Stickers

Grab your new localised stickers today!

The Bun Run

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book The Wessex FM Disco

Book The Wessex FM Disco

For your wedding, party or celebration!

Dorset Webcams

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Advertising

Advertising

Find out how to grow your business with us

Job at Wessex FM

Job at Wessex FM

We've got a brand new digital sales role