Overturned lorry causes A50 tailbacks near Blythe Bridge
A LORRY overturned on the A50 this morning, causing long tailbacks.
The accident occurred on the westbound carriageway between Uttoxeter and the Blythe Bridge Roundabout at around 8.30am.
The carriageway has been closed as emergency crews attempt to remove the lorry, which is lying across two lanes.
A diversion is in operation using the A522 northbound and the A521 westbound before rejoining the A50.
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The lorry driver has been taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire with facial injuries.
The road is not expected to re-open until 4pm.
Update at 5pm: The westbound carriageway has reopened, but one lane remains closed.