‘This is getting ridiculous’: Another van gets stuck under infamous railway bridge
PUBLISHED: 15:09 11 September 2020 | UPDATED: 15:09 11 September 2020
Another vehicle has smashed into the infamous Stuntney Bridge in Ely despite large “very low bridge” warning signs.
A van was wedged stuck under the notorious structure – nicknamed ‘Britain’s Most Bashed Bridge’ – this afternoon (September 11).
The latest strike comes after it was revealed that cameras would be installed by Network Rail in a bid to “reduce the implications” caused by each hit.
Cameras will capture images of the bridge deck, allowing faster examination in the event of a bridge strike.
A spokesperson for Cambridgeshire Police said: “We are currently dealing with a lorry stuck under Stuntney Bridge in Ely.
“While recovery is underway please expect some delays and, if possible, avoid the area.”
One resident said: “This is getting ridiculous how drivers don’t know how high their vehicles are!”
Another added: “Maybe a massive sign needs going on before it saying ‘no’ to lorries, with a picture, as this happens all the time.”
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