Main road closed after lorry overturns in high wind

An operation is underway to retrieve the truck but police said poor weather was hampering the recovery.

Main road closed after lorry overturns in high wind STV

A main road has been closed after a lorry overturned, blocking it.

Emergency services were called to the A77 south of Girvan, Ayrshire, when the accident happened on Saturday evening.

The driver was reportedly unharmed in the incident.

An operation to retrieve the truck was launched on Sunday but police said poor weather was hampering the recovery.

The road has since reopened.

An operation is underway to retrieve the truck but police said poor weather was hampering the recovery (Susan Cook).

South Ayrshire Police said: “The A77 remains closed in both directions between Girvan and Ballantrae to allow recovery of a lorry.

“Poor weather is slowing recovery down and drivers are thanked for their patience. Please continue to use the diversion route via A714 and A75.”

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