Tractor sheds manure after ending up on its side

A tractor towing a 16 tonne trailer full of manure collided with a barrier causing the trailer to tip over along Spur Road in Cosham on Thursday afternoon.

A tractor towing a 16 tonne trailer full of manure collided with a barrier causing the trailer to tip over along Spur Road in Cosham on Thursday afternoon.

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A TRACTOR carrying a trailer with ten tonnes of manure ended up on its side after going round a roundabout.

The incident happened at Spur Road Roundabout, in Cosham, at 1.35pm today.

Cosham firefighters are trying to get the tractor back on its wheels and clearing up some of the manure, which fell onto the road.

The driver of the tractor was unharmed.

No other vehicle was involved.

No traffic diversions are in place but police are making sure cars don’t drive into the tractor.

A spokeswoman for Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘The tractor went onto its side as it went round the roundabout.

‘We are controlling traffic whilst firefighters put it back on its wheels.’

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