M4 crash: Driver killed as lorry overturns

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Thames Valley Police

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The highway was not approaching to free until midnight

A 49-year-old lorry motorist has died after his automobile overturned on a M4 nearby Reading.

Police have sealed a motorway eastward between connection 13 and 11 and one line is close on a westbound side of a carriageway.

The eastward closures have caused 7 miles of tailbacks.

The lorry, that crashed during about 04:50 BST, went by a executive reservation. The highway is not approaching to free until midnight.

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Traffic is being diverted from a M4 eastward during connection 12 on to a A4 during Theale

The family of a lorry driver, who was from Essex, have been informed.

Thames Valley Police pronounced a highway closure will means serve intrusion opposite a area, and have suggested people to equivocate a M4.

Drivers ‘abandoned cars’

Highways England pronounced work was ongoing to correct “significant damage” to a carriageway.

Two lanes are open westbound though trade continues to pierce slowly.

The closure caused serious delays around Berkshire, with some drivers abandoning their cars.

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The closure caused serious delays around Berkshire, with some drivers abandoning their cars

Yvonne Hillier was doing a propagandize run in Tilehurst, though after sitting in trade for dual hours she chose to leave her automobile during a supermarket automobile park and travel home.

She said: “It was impossibly stressful, a trade was during a finish delay with no pointer of improving.”

Motorist Emily Bevan pronounced she was stranded on a motorway for 7 hours and missed a day’s work.

She pronounced motorists had been given “very small information”, adding: “There wasn’t unequivocally anything on a pattern signs before we assimilated a motorway.”

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Highways England

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The lorry crashed by a executive reservation