Breaking news: Roads closed after overturned lorry hits gas main

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SEVERAL roads into Brackley have been closed after an overturned lorry hit a gas mains in Brackley this morning, Thursday.

Northants Police is advising road users to avoid the A422 and A43 around Brackley.

Police and the fire service are at the scene. The Tesco supermarket, near the ring road has been evacuated.

Firecrews from Brackley, Towcester, Daventry and Buckingham are among those in attendance. They were called to the scene by the police at around 9.45am.

The following road closures are in place: the A422 junction with the A43 near Evenley Park heading towards Brackley and the road from Hinton on the Hedges heading to the A422.

The A43 is closed northbound towards Brackley and southbound heading away from Brackley.

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