Failed U-turn lorry blocks Shrewsbury town centre road

Lorry stuck in road Image copyright Adam Walder
Image caption The lorry became stuck in Chester Street while attempting a U-turn

A lorry blocked a town centre street when it became stuck while attempting to perform a U-turn.

It is thought the driver had tried to turn around in an attempt to avoid a low bridge further down Chester Street in Shrewsbury at about 11:00 BST.

Charity Build It International, which tweeted a picture of the lorry, said it was stuck for about 30 minutes.

It said fellow motorists cheered the driver on as he slowly manoeuvred the vehicle out of its position.

Image copyright Build it International
Image caption The lorry blocked Chester Street in Shrewsbury for 30 minutes while it tried to turn around

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