Main road closed after HGV enters canal

A road has been closed in both directions for crash investigation work after a HGV went into the canal.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue were called to the A346 Salisbury Road at 00:51 BST on Saturday following reports a large lorry had entered the canal at Burbage Wharf.

The driver was rescued from the vehicle by crews and left in the care of the ambulance service.

The fire service has said the road will be closed between Esso Island at Burbage and Blenheim Road at Marlborough “for a prolonged period of time”.