A BYPASS in Wirral has been closed after a HGV carrying a crane drove into a bridge.
The A41 New Ferry Bypass is closed both ways after the bridge at New Ferry Road was struck around 4.30pm.
There was slow moving traffic and tailbacks between Bebington and Birkenhead and New Ferry Road has also been closed.
No one was injured and structural engineers were brought in to assess the damage to the bridge.
The Bypass and the bridge is expected to be fully reopened by 7pm.