Motorists were faced with travel chaos on Wednesday morning (October 4) after a lorry struck a bridge and caught fire in Isleworth .
At around 10.41am, the white lorry smashed into a bridge between Hounslow and Isleworth, bringing train services to a halt.
London Fire Brigade (LFB) said the lorry, which struck a bridge in St John's Road, suffered minor fire damage of around 5%
No one was injured in the collision near Isleworth railway station.
A spokesman for LFB added: "We were called to lorry alight St John’s Road in Isleworth. Nobody was injured. The incident was over for us at 11.11am.”
Motorists were urged to avoid the area after the collision between A315 London Road and Loring Road, where traffic took turns passing the lorry.
Buses were diverted for hours and trains were subjected to delays, cancellations and revisions.
There were train delays until 1pm while South Western Railway completed bridge assessments and reopened the lines.
The incident comes a year after three people were injured when a double-decker bus had its roof ripped off when it hit the same railway bridge.
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