A CRASHED lorry has brought Romsey town to a standstill.

Greatbridge Road is blocked in both directions due to an overturned lorry near Budds Lane.

Motorists are being urged to avoid the area following the incident which happened at around 12.45pm today. 

Police cordons are reportedly in place. 

One local worker said: "I heard a big shake when it crashed into the bridge. I rushed outside to see what was going on. The container is leaning into people's gardens."