Van's roof torn off as it gets stuck under Suffolk bridge

Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

The van as it emerged from under the bridge on Hawks Mill Street, Needham Market - Credit: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

A van's roof was ripped off as it became wedged under a railway bridge in Needham Market.

Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team reported at 4.20pm today (Saturday, May 8) that the van lodged itself under the bridge in Hawks Mill Street. 

Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

A van was stuck on Hawks Mill Street under a bridge in Needham Market - Credit: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

The van was able to get free, hours later, thanks to the policing team but its roof was ripped off in the process. 

Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

The van as it emerged from under the bridge on Hawks Mill Street, Needham Market - Credit: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team advised drivers on Twitter: "Do you know the height of your van? If you’re not sure, don’t risk it. Seek alternative route."

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