Lorry flips onto side at busy roundabout

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A TRUCK has overturned at a major junction.

Northumbria Police say the accident involving the HGV happened at 11.40am today at the roundabout next to the Mill House pub in Blackfell, Washington.

It is thought the lorry had been heading towards the A1231 to Washington, when it flipped onto its side.

The interchange connects to the A1(M) and B1288.

The driver of the vehicle escaped unhurt, with another trucker pulling up to offer assistance.