Two vehicles hit after trailer detaches from tractor in Brompton-by-Sawdon

Two vehicles were hit by a trailer after it became detached from a tractor in Brompton-by-Sawdon yesterday.

By Sarah Fitton
Wednesday, 9th September 2020, 1:49 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th September 2020, 1:52 pm

A police officer on patrol came across the crash, which blocked the A170, just after 1pm.

A car and a van were hit by the trailer which police understand became detached from a tractor travelling in the opposite direction because of a mechanical failure.

One driver was checked over by paramedics at the scene as a precaution.

The incident in Brompton-by-Sawdon

Officers arranged for the damaged vehicles to be recovered and for the road surface to be cleared up.

The road was blocked following the collision and reopened at 3.20pm.

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