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Driver has a lucky escape as lorry hired by TV production firm plunges into Bristol harbour

Added 10-21-21 07:36:02am EST - “A HGV driver had a lucky escape after his trailer plunged into Bristol Harbour earlier today. The truck reversed through a metal railing and crashed into the water shortly after 6am today.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Driver has a lucky escape as lorry plunges into Bristol harbour”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A lorry carrying costumes for the BBC TV show The Outlaws starring Stephen Merchant plunged into the water at Bristol's Floating Harbour this morning.

Filming for series two finished at 5am an hour later, the HGV containing costumes used by Eleanor Tomlinson and Stephen Merchant reversed through a metal railing and fell into the water, leaving the 40ft trailer partially submerged.

Witnesses said the truck appeared to have reversed through the barriers and was left teetering on the edge.

Filming was taking place in the area and production staff have now confirmed the vehicle was full of costumes from The Outlaws.

The lorry, which is owned by a TV production company, reversed through a metal railing and toppled over the edge of the quay

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