A crash on a country lane in Coleford, Gloucestershire, between a tractor and a car left the road completely blocked by the overturned tractor.

The incident took place yesterday evening (Wednesday, June 15) on the B4228 and two fire crews from Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene.

One driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The road was closed for several hours while rescue crews worked to recover the tractor and clear the debris .

In another road accident involving a tractor, police in Northumbria recovered a tractor trailer which had fallen on and blocked a road in Hexham, Northumberland.

Police were called to the scene at 2:20p.m on Tuesday (June 14) and they closed the road while the recovery of the trailer took place.

No injuries were reported from the accident and the road was reopened a short time afterwards.

A spokesperson for Northumbria Police said:

"Just before 2.20p.m on Tuesday police received a report a tractor with a trailer had fallen on to its side while travelling near Bridge End, Hexham.

“Officers attended the scene and the road was closed at the Anick junction while the vehicle was uplifted.

“No one sustained any injuries during the incident."