Traffic headache after trailer filled with wheat overturns in road

The scene of the incident, in Fenton Road. Warboys.
Picture: Roger Green

The scene of the incident, in Fenton Road. Warboys. Picture: Roger Green - Credit: Archant

Traffic was brought to a standstill in Warboys last night (Tuesday) after a trailer filled with wheat overturned in the road.

The scene of the incident, in Fenton Road. Warboys.
Picture: Roger Green

The scene of the incident, in Fenton Road. Warboys. Picture: Roger Green - Credit: Archant

The incident took place at about 6.30pm at the Fenton Road roundabout, with a trailer tipping over and sending tonnes of freshly-harvested wheat onto the carriageway.

Roger Green, who lives in Fenton Road, said he heard a “loud bang” and found the trailer on its side when he went out to investigate.

He said: “The wheat pretty well blocked the road, although after a while traffic did manage to find a way around it. Thankfully nobody was injured.

“The police arrived and it took a long time for them to clean up the mess and to get the trailer upright again.”

Mr Green said the road was finally cleared and re-open again by about 8.30pm.