Police issue update after lorry driver arrested following Switch Island crash

Police issued an update after a lorry driver was arrested following a crash on Switch Island.

Emergency services were called to Switch Island on the M58[1] at around 6.30am on Friday, May 31 after reports of a crash involving a yellow lorry. When officers arrived, they found the lorry had overturned.

Merseyside Police confirmed at the time a 48-year-old man from Wavertree[2] was arrested on suspicion of drug driving. There were long delays in the area and with multiple road closures.

In an update today, a spokesperson for Merseyside Police said the man who was arrested was released under investigation. The driver of the vehicle was checked over by paramedics and no one was injured during the incident.

A spokesperson for Merseyside Police urged people to avoid the area while recovery takes place. Arriva also confirmed two bus diversions, including the 300 service and 310.

If you have any information on this incident, please contact @MerPolCC, 101 quoting log 118 of Friday, May 31.

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