Lorry driver charged after ploughing into traffic lights on Scots road

The collision on Union Street saw significant damage caused to a set of traffic lights.
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A lorry driver has been slapped with a fixed penalty notice by cops after ploughing into traffic lights in Aberdeen.

Police were called to Union Street, at the top of the Granite Mile at 8.20am on Saturday morning.

Nobody was injured in the collision.

The crash, which caused significant damage to the lights, led to the road being temporarily locked down at the junction with Alford Place and Holburn Street while the site was cleared, reports Aberdeen Live.

Police Scotland has since confirmed that the driver of a lorry was handed a fixed penalty notice following the collision.

A spokesperson said: "Around 8.20am on Saturday, 6 July, we received a report of a lorry knocking down traffic lights on Holburn Street, Aberdeen.

"The driver was issued a fixed penalty notice and the road closure was passed to the local authority."

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