Traffic temporarily stopped near Nottingham due to forklift truck in carriageway

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Traffic was stopped tonight (Saturday) on the A453 after a forklift truck was found blocking a carriageway.

The large vehicle was lying on its side when Highways England attended the scene on the southbound carriageway.

Traffic officers rushed to stop traffic, as well as officers from Nottinghamshire Police and Leicestershire Police.

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Highways England were quick to open a lane through the scene so traffic wasn't held for longer than was neccessary.

On Twitter, Highways England East Midlands said: "The #A453 southbound #Parkway to #M1 J24 (#A453#Nottingham#EastMidlandsAirport) traffic has been temporarily STOPPED due

 link source - Nottingham Post

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