Road closed after lorry brings down electric power cables in Lavenham

An electric power pole has been struck by a lorry in Lavenham

An electric power pole has been struck by a lorry in Lavenham - Credit: Charlotte Bond

A road has been closed in a Suffolk village after a lorry brought down electric power cables.

Police officers were called to Prentice Street in Lavenham shortly before 9.30am, according to Sudbury and Haverhill police.

The road has been closed in both directions and UK Power Networks engineers have been called to the scene.

Prentice Street was sealed off at both ends of the road

Prentice Street was sealed off at both ends of the road - Credit: Charlotte Bond

Police said the road would remain shut until it is deemed safe, with no access available to the car park near the Angel hotel.

Motorists have been advised to avoid the area.

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