Update: Lorry full of chickens overturns in Halifax town centre

RTA - chicken lorry rolled over on Broad Street, Halifax
RTA - chicken lorry rolled over on Broad Street, Halifax

A LORRY containing chickens has overturned opposite the Broad Street plaza in Halifax.

Emergency services were called to the lorry just after 9am this morning after it overturned near Mecca Bingo.

It was initially feared the driver was trapped but police have since confirmed no-one has been trapped.

The lorry was carrying chickens but none are thought to have escaped.

Roads have been closed around the incident: Waterhouse Street and Pellon Lane.

The incident is ongoing.