Major road closure and delays after lorry overturns

An overturned lorry is causing delays on a major commuter route. One ECHO reader sent us a photo appearing to show a large wagon on its side on Rimrose Road. Merseyside Police tweeted: “Police are currently at the scene of an overturned lorry near the junction of Rimrose Road and Byron Street in Bootle, please avoid the area and find an alternative route.”

The road, which connects Bootle to the centre of Liverpool, is used by many motorists each day. Traffic monitoring website Inrix says one lane of Rimrose Road remains closed. Our reporter at the scene says citybound traffic is affected.

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