Lorry driver crashes into rail bridge in Inverkeithing

The bridge at Hope Street in Inverkeithing in Fife The bridge at Hope Street in Inverkeithing, Fife has now reopened to trains

A lorry driver is being treated in hospital for head injuries after crashing his HGV into a railway bridge in Fife.

He was taken to to the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy following the crash at the bridge at Hope Street in Inverkeithing in Fife at about 09:30.

The top of his lorry hit the underside of the bridge.

Fife Constabulary said the road had been closed to allow for the bridge to be structurally examined.

NetworkRail said a structural engineer deemed the bridge safe and trains were allowed back over the structure from 10:10.

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