Driver arrested after Eddie Stobart lorry stuck under railway bridge in Longton
The driver who got his lorry stuck under the railway bridge in Longton has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.
The 49-year-old man misjudged the height of the bridge over King Street, in the town centre, leaving the Eddie Stobart haulage vehicle trapped from about 10.15pm last night.
Police were called to the incident and oversaw the three-hour recovery operation to release the vehicle.
Officers have since arrested the driver and are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to get in touch.
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