Dorset

Gritting lorry overturns on ice in Studland

A gritting lorry has overturned as a result of ice, blocking a road in Studland on the Dorset coast.

The lorry turned over on the B3351 Studland Road shedding its load of salt and grit near the Purbeck Golf Course.

Police said the road was closed both ways with a diversion in place to allow the gritter and its load to be cleared.

It is not known if the driver of the lorry was injured. Motorists have been warned to avoid the area.

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