Overturned lorry at roundabout closed Leicester Road in Rugby

The overturned lorry on Leicester Road. Photo by Mike Cleaver.

The overturned lorry on Leicester Road. Photo by Mike Cleaver.

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An overturned lorry closed a busy stretch of road in Rugby yesterday (Wednesday, November 25).

The A426 Leicester Road was closed at the Central Way junction (near the M6) after a lorry overturned on the roundabout.

The overturned lorry on the A426. Photo by Ian Thompsett.

The overturned lorry on the A426. Photo by Ian Thompsett.

Two fire engines from Rugby Fire Station were at the scene, along with a specialist rescue unit from Coleshill Fire Station.

Police and Ambulance crews also attended.

No one was trapped in the vehicle.

The road was closed for several hours yesterday for recovery work and traffic was re-directed by police.

The overturned lorry on the A426. Photo by Ian Thompsett.

The overturned lorry on the A426. Photo by Ian Thompsett.

Leicester Road was re-opened last night.