Lorry fire leads to closure of Woodhead Pass this morning

The Woodhead Pass is closed this morning because of a serious lorry fire overnight.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 05 November, 2018, 05:43
A lorry caught fire on the Woodhead Pass this morning

The blaze broke out between the Flouch roundabout and Dunford Bridge in the early hours.

Firefighters dealt with a blaze on the Woodhead Pass this morning

Highways England said the lorry was carrying wood chippings.

The blaze is out but the carriageway needs inspected before the road can re-open.

A lorry went up in flames on the Woodhead Pass this morning