Cambridgeshire

Tractor spills 11 tonnes of potatoes on road in Cambridgeshire

Overturned tractor and trailer Image copyright BCH Road Policing
Image caption It is expected to take some time to peel the potatoes off the road

A tractor has overturned spilling 11 tonnes of potatoes across a road.

The accident happened on the A1101 near Littleport in Cambridgeshire at about 11:30 GMT.

The driver - who had minor injuries - was swerving to avoid an oncoming vehicle and "fishtailed into a ditch", the county's road policing unit said.

Motorists are warned the road will remain closed "whilst 11 tonnes of potatoes are cleared up", they added.

Image copyright BCH Road Policing

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