Update: Lorry driver arrested after crashing into house in Woolpit

The scene in Woolpit.

The scene in Woolpit. - Credit: Archant

A lorry driver has been arrested after crashing in to a brick wall and “badly” damaging a house in Suffolk, police have said.

The scene in Woolpit.

The scene in Woolpit. - Credit: Archant

The lorry remains “stuck on top of the brick wall” after the collision in The Street, near the Green Road junction, in Woolpit at 9.20am today, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said.

There were no injuries and the ambulance service was not contacted.

Police have closed a section of the road at the scene and have arrested the lorry driver, a 23-year-old man, on suspicion of careless driving. He has been taken to the Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said: “A lorry has crashed in to a brick wall which was connected to the house. The brick wall has fallen back in to the house, which was badly damaged.


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The incident remains ongoing.

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