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BREAKING: Man trapped under tractor in Newton Pop

PUBLISHED: 14:09 19 May 2014 | UPDATED: 15:24 19 May 2014

Road closure at Newton Poppleford. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 2513-21-14AW

Road closure at Newton Poppleford. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 2513-21-14AW

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Police have closed Pinn Lane between Northmostown and Otterton.

Emergency services are in Newton Poppleford helping a man who is trapped underneath a tractor.

Police, paramedics and the fire service have attended the incident on the road between Northmostown and Otterton.

A police spokesperson said: “Police and emergency services remain at the scene – the extent of the driver’s injuries are unknown at this time.”

“The tractor had been towing a trailer when it overturned after leaving a field in the area.”

They added the road would remain closed ‘for some time’.

The air ambulance is in attendance and has landed in a nearby field.

Emergency services responded to the call at 12.50pm this afternoon (Monday).

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