Police close A46 after tractor sheds hay bales

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Police closed the A46 northbound between the Riseholme and Nettleham roundabouts after a tractor shed its load.

Lincolnshire Police said a green and yellow tractor and a white Mitsubishi pick up crashed at 7am on Thursday morning.

The northbound road was reopened again at around 9.20am after the vehicle was recovered and the hay bales were moved from the road.

One person has been taken to hospital with minor injuries.

It is causing major problems. Photo: Google Maps

The crash is causing major traffic problems this morning on the surrounding roads.

A police spokesperson said: “A green and yellow tractor and a white Mitsubishi pick up are involved.

“The tractor has shed some bales of hay which landed on the Mitsubishi.

“The lane from the A15 to A46 is closed but the opposite direction is open. One person has been taken to hospital with minor injuries.”

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