Manningtree: Rail delays after lorry hits railway bridge in Manningtree

The scene after a lorry crashed into a railway bridge in Manningtree

The scene after a lorry crashed into a railway bridge in Manningtree - Credit: Archant

Rail commuters in Essex faced minor delays today after a lorry hit a railway bridge.

The incident is understood to have happened at about 11am and the bridge was checked by engineers to make sure it was safe for trains to pass over.

Trains are now moving again but some services may be up to 30 minutes late because of the incident.