NEW Street in Henley was blocked for about two hours this afternoon after an Asda delivery lorry broke down at its junction with Bell Street.
The vehicle came to a sudden standstill after its brake cable ruptured shortly after 2pm.
The driver?s cabin came to a stop by Asquiths teddy bear shop with the rear snaking alongside Savills estate agents? shopfront in Bell Street.
There were lengthy traffic jams along Bell Street and Reading Road throughout the afternoon.
A police community support officer directed drivers back towards the town centre via King's Road.