A 42-TONNE truck overturned at a Bishop's Waltham roundabout on Monday night, causing a road closure.

The driver of the red, articulated lorry, was rushed to Queen Alexandra Hospital after the accident which occurred at 10pm. His injuries were said to be slight.

The lorry hit a lamppost when it lost balance in Lower Lane.

Its load of pallets was cleared from the B2177, and the road was reopened at 4.30am yesterday.