July 24, 2019 10.10 am This story is over 29 months old

Dead pigs spill out of lorry closing Doddington Road

Shocking photos have emerged from the scene

Dead pigs were seen spilling out of the back of a lorry on Doddington Road on Wednesday morning, as the road remains closed between Newark and Tritton Road.

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Lincolnshire Police is warning that the area will be “closed for some time” while the road is cleaned up.

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Dead pigs were seen flowing from the back of the lorry.

Shocking photos from the scene showed how several dead pigs were covered in mud and hanging off the side of the lorry or in the road.

The driver of the lorry told an eyewitness that he spilled the load after he was forced to perform an emergency stop.

It’s believed the dead pigs were being taken to a disposal facility.

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