Cement fills ditch as lorry overturns

Overturned cement lorry in Whaddon PNL-140730-162947001

Overturned cement lorry in Whaddon PNL-140730-162947001

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Cement and diesel spilled out when a cement lorry overturned on a country lane.

All the emergency services were called out to the incident at about 10.45am, this morning, Wednesday, at the junction of Shenley Road and Briary View in Whaddon.

A concrete lorry which overturned in Whaddon PNL-140730-154639001
A concrete lorry which overturned in Whaddon PNL-140730-154639001

About three cubic metres of cement leaked into a ditch, and about 50 litres of diesel leaked into soil.

A man was treated by South Central Ambulance Service at the scene but did not require hospitalisation.

Firefighters from Great Holm attended to make the scene safe.

 

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