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Bridge ‘damaged’ after oil tanker and lorry fracture on A90

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A lorry which was carrying a crane or digger crashed into the bridge

A lorry has crashed precise right into a bridge after it was struck by an oil tanker – forcing the closure of a stretch of the precept avenue between Perth and Dundee.

Police and firefighters had been generally known as to the scene on the A90 flyover at St Madoes at about 16: 40.

It’s feared the bridge has been broken and the avenue was shut whereas exams had been made. It’s believed the lorry was carrying a crane or a digger.

Scottish Water mentioned a water predominant had additionally been struck.

A Police Scotland spokesman mentioned that the avenue was closed whereas engineers executed examinations to guage what structural harm had been precipitated.

He added there did not appear to had been any accidents.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue service confirmed they’d attended the scene nonetheless weren’t desired to rescue occupants of the automobiles.

Firefighters made the house protected earlier than leaving the scene at about 18: 20.

Flooding and water loss

In the meantime, roughly 100 properties preserve misplaced their water supply attributable to the mains being struck.

Scottish Water mentioned it grew to become off the mains at Glencarse to steer decided of additional flooding. A spokesman mentioned: “We apologise to our potentialities and thank them for his or her persistence.”

A Scottish Water spokesman had earlier tweeted: “Third celebration harm to a water predominant has precipitated an absence of supply to a pair potentialities throughout the #Perth #PH2 house.

“Scottish Water are presently onsite and performance to keep up presents restored as shortly as conceivable. Apologies all however once more for any disruption.”

They added: “We now preserve a squad on route to attain restore work to Third celebration harm to our neighborhood on a bridge.

“Our squad preserve now not educated on a restore time in the intervening time nonetheless we’re putting in wait on feeds to are trying to convey as many shoppers wait on into supply as conceivable.”

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