Overturned tanker forces road closure in Hartlepool

Overturned lorry forces road closure
Overturned lorry forces road closure

An overturned tanker forced the closure of a busy road in Hartlepool.

Police were called to the A1185 between the Seal Sands roundabout and Marsh House Avenue, Billingham at 12.40am, today.

A tanker had overturned.

The driver was left shaken but unhurt.

The road was closed until 6.25am while work to recover the vehicle was carried out.