M45 near Dunchurch reopens after a bridge strike

Drivers stranded at the scene of the bridge strike on the M45. Pic via Highways England / www.motorwaycameras.co.uk
Drivers stranded at the scene of the bridge strike on the M45. Pic via Highways England / www.motorwaycameras.co.uk

Traffic on the M45 westbound is now starting to move after a bridge strike incident earlier this morning. (Tuesday).

The M45 has reopened between junction 17 of the M1 (just after Watford Gap) and the Dunchurch island in Warwickshire after being shut this morning due to a bridge strike.

The motorway was closed in both directions after a low-loader lorry transporting a digger hit a bridge.