Tractor and trailer tip over on Shoby bends near Asfordby

Police have been called to a road accident
Police have been called to a road accident
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Emergency services were alerted this afternoon (Friday) after a tractor and trailer overturned on the Shoby bends near Asfordby.

Two fire crews from the Melton station attended the incident, on the A6006 at 1.34pm.

A spokesperson for Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said: “A tractor and trailer carrying manure had tipped over on the Shoby bends.

“The driver had self-extricated themselves when we arrived.

“Fire crews are making the tractor and trailer safe.”

Leicestershire Police officers attended to manage the traffic around the stricken vehicle.