Delays on North Bank near Whittlesey after tractor spills ‘large quantity of grain’ on the road following tyre blowout
PUBLISHED: 16:36 27 August 2019 | UPDATED: 16:36 27 August 2019
Delays were caused on North Bank road near Whittlesey this afternoon after police had the task of clearing up a large grain spillage.
Wheat and grain was sent into the road at around 2pm this afternoon (August 27) after a green John Deer tractor had a blowout.
The driver says he is lucky the tractor didn't tip over as he was transporting more than 14 tonnes of wheat across the Fens.
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A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: "We were called at 2.07pm today with reports a tractor had broken down, spilling a large quantity of grain on the road.
"Officers attended the scene and the road is now clear. No injuries were reported."
The driver said: "It was my tractor that had the blow out lucky I didn't tip over with 14t of wheat.
"Another tractor was to take the trailer way a few people said the police said how lucky I was not to tip over."
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