POLICE officers attended an incident involving a lorry on the A5 in Gwynedd during Storm Jocelyn.

The storm brought powerful winds throughout the region with the strongest gust at Capel Curig in Conwy recorded at a speed of 97mph.

Reports suggest that the vehicle was blown off the A5 and into a nearby field.

North Wales Police attended the incident involving the HGV at around 5pm on Tuesday, January 23.

The road was closed in both directions at Nant Ffrancon on the A5 as officers attended.

The lorry is said to have ended up in a field alongside the road as a result of the powerful wind brought on by Storm Jocelyn.


The roads were closed for a number of hours.

A North Wales Police spokesperson said: "We were called shortly after 5pm on Tuesday to a report of a single road traffic collision involving a HGV on the A5 Nant Ffrancon, Bethesda. Police officers attended to close the road in both directions and divert traffic."

It is not known whether or not the driver was injured during the incident.