Roads closed after lorry hits building in Northgate Street in Ipswich

Police attend the scene of a lorry that has blocked off Northgate Street in Ipswich on Tuesday

Police attend the scene of a lorry that has blocked off Northgate Street in Ipswich on Tuesday - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

A lorry has struck a building in Northgate Street in Ipswich causing road closures and traffic delays in the area.

Police attend the scene of a lorry that has blocked off Northgate Street in Ipswich on Tuesday

Police attend the scene of a lorry that has blocked off Northgate Street in Ipswich on Tuesday - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

Police were called to reports the vehicle had hit the building just after 10.10am today, Tuesday, January 3.

Northgate Street, Old Foundry Road and Great Colman Street have been closed while officers deal with the incident.

A police spokesman said a structural engineer has been called to the scene to check on the integrity of the building.