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Lorry crash, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. September 1990

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A 30 ton lorry, which overturned and spilt its load of china clay, in Queen Street, Lostwithiel, severely damaging Lostwithiel Garden Machinery shop and Jock's Cafe. This was the fourth serious accident involving a lorry losing control on Lostwithiel Hill and was identical to one three years previously. After this latest accident calls were made to made to restrict heavy lorries from travelling through the town. On the left are Alistair Duguid, owner of the Garden Machinery shop and Lostwithiel Mayor, John Reed, inspecting the damage. Photographer: Jonathan Barker

Copyright © RIC, photographer Jonathan Barker

Media ID 14591672

Date: 8th February 2018

County: Cornwall

Location Name: 50.406021, -4.675068

: TRURI : 2017.5.136

Image Size: 6623 x 4207 Pixels

Filesize is 10.88MB

Associated Categories: Lostwithiel

Keywords: bystanders, china clay, cornish, crash, damaged shop front, overturned lorry