A LORRY overturned into a ditch while travelling along a main road.

The white articulated lorry was travelling along Shopland Road, near the Purdeys Way industrial estate, Great Wakering, when the driver lost control at about 7.30am.

The lorry fell on its side into the ditch and was not recovered until about 11.30am, during which time traffic was diverted.

A police spokesman said: “A road crash happened when the driver of a white lorry lost control while travelling along Shopland Road, Great Wakering, shortly after 7.30am on Tuesday, March 25, and overturned it into a ditch.

“The male driver was uninjured and the vehicle was recovered four hours later. There will be no further police action.”