Lorry smashes into telephone pole in March after driver “misinterprets corner”

A lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTER

A lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTER

HARRY RUTTER

A lorry has hit a telephone pole outside of a pub in March.

A lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTERA lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTER

The incident happened just after 3pm this afternoon on the Wisbech Road mini roundabout outside The Men of March.

No one was injured.

The driver, who did not want to be named, said he “misinterpreted the corner” and that the post was “in a stupid place.”

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: “Wisbech Road, March - Police are in attendance to a road traffic collision at the junction with Hundred Road, which is causing long tailbacks. Please avoid the area.”

A lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTERA lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTER

The red haulage lorry from Eccles Van Lines was pictured with the passenger side of the vehicle smashed into the pole leaving it tilted at an angle on the side of the road.

Police are currently on the scene as congestion is building in the area.

• More to follow.

A lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTERA lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTER

A lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTERA lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTER

A lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTERA lorry has crashed into a telephone pole outside the Men of March pub this afternoon (Tuesday, October 9). No injuries have been reported. Picture: HARRY RUTTER


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