Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man dies after tractor overturns in Fife

Ovenstone to Carnbee road Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was travelling along the Ovenstone to Carnbee road when his tractor overturned

A man has died after his tractor overturned on a road in Fife.

Police said no other vehicles were involved in the accident, which happened near Anstruther on the Ovenstone to Carnbee road.

The 53-year-old man was declared dead at the scene following the incident between 20:25 and 20:40 on Wednesday.

Police have appealed for drivers who were on the road at the time and may have information about the crash to come forward.

The man was inside the CASE tractor when it overturned, resulting in him suffering serious injuries, said police.

'Ongoing investigation'

Sgt Alastair Purvis added: "Sadly this incident has resulted in the death of the tractor driver and while we are satisfied no other vehicles were involved, we are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened.

"Motorists or other members of the public who were on the Ovenstone to Carnbee road on Wednesday evening and who have information that can assist with our ongoing investigation should contact police immediately."