BREAKING: Man trapped under tractor in Newton Pop

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 - Credit: Archant

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.”


You may also want to watch:


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

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

Most Read

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

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus