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Tractor overturns spilling trailer full of potatoes

PUBLISHED: 16:29 01 November 2019 | UPDATED: 16:48 01 November 2019

A tractor and trailer which has overturned on the A1101. Photo: Cambridgeshire Police

A tractor and trailer which has overturned on the A1101. Photo: Cambridgeshire Police

Cambridgeshire Police

The A1101 was closed after a tractor and trailer carrying potatoes overturned.

A tractor and trailer which has overturned on the A1101. Photo: Cambridgeshire PoliceA tractor and trailer which has overturned on the A1101. Photo: Cambridgeshire Police

Police were called to the A1101 Mildenhall Road near Littleport at 10:16am today where the tractor had scattered its load across the road.

No one was injured during the incident.

A tractor and trailer which has overturned on the A1101. Photo: Cambridgeshire PoliceA tractor and trailer which has overturned on the A1101. Photo: Cambridgeshire Police

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Police are appealing for drivers to take an alternate route as the road will take a significant amount of time to clear.

A police spokesman said: "Police were called today at 10.16am to reports of a single vehicle collision on Mildenhall Road, Littleport involving a tractor towing a trailer unit.

"Emergency services attended and officers remained at the scene to assist while a recovery took place.

"There were no reported injuries."

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