Lorry crashed into Holme level crossing causing road closure

Holme Lode Railway Crossing

Holme Lode Railway Crossing - Credit: Archant

A lorry has crashed into a busy level crossing in Holme this evening (Monday).

The accident happened at about 4pm today, in Station Road.

The lorry collided with one of the level crossing barriers, causing urgent work to be carried out by Network Rail engineers.

Officers from Cambridgeshire police were also at the scene.

The road was closed in both directions between the junction for the B660 Station Road and the Yaxley Road Junction and motorists were advised to used alternative routes.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: “At 4.50pm the barriers had been fixed and traffic was being allowed through.”