LIVE: A55 closed as recovery of truck gets underway

The eastbound carriageway of the A55 in North Wales will be closed this afternoon while an overturned lorry is recovered. The lorry and a van overturned during strong winds yesterday (February 12) between Tal-Y-Bont and Abergwyngregyn. Police and ambulance service were called to the scene, and despite the dramatic nature of some of the crashes, no injuries were sustained.

North Wales Police has tweeted that the eastbound carriageway will be closed from approx 2:30pm today (Saturday) for an estimated two hours to recover both vehicles. The westbound carriageway will also be down to one lane. All eastbound traffic will be diverted off the A55 at jct 11 to go via the A5 Bethesda.

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