UPDATE 10.10AM: Clearing up operation ongoing after lorry overturns in Gedney

A lorry shed its load of potatoes when it overturned on the A17 in Gedney this morning.  Photo by Tim Wilson.
A lorry shed its load of potatoes when it overturned on the A17 in Gedney this morning. Photo by Tim Wilson.
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The A17 in Gedney is still blocked after a lorry overturned and shed its load of potatoes this morning.

Police and highways engineers are clearing the road after the accident near Gedney roundabout at about 7.30am this morning.

Tailbacks on the A17 in Gedney after a lorry shed its load of potatoes this morning.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Tailbacks on the A17 in Gedney after a lorry shed its load of potatoes this morning. Photo by Tim Wilson.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said: “There don’t appear to be any injuries but the road is still blocked as they are in the process of trying to get the trailer’s load of potatoes cleared.”

TUESDAY 9.10AM: Overturned lorry causes disruption on A17 in Gedney

Drivers are facing a travel nightmare on the A17 in Gedney this morning after a lorry overturned and shed its load of potatoes.

It happened near the junction of Main Road, causing slow traffic towards Long Sutton.

There will be more details as soon as we get them.