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Tractor trailer overturns on A30 in Cornwall

Tractor trailer overturns on A30 in Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 12:56pm 3rd March 2020. (Updated at 4:13pm 3rd March 2020)

A tractor trailer has overturned on a busy A30 roundabout in Cornwall.

There was slow traffic in the area at Carland Cross and one lane was left closed.

It happened at the exit heading towards Trispen where the A30 meets the A39.

Police were called to the scene on Tuesday morning and have confirmed that there were no injuries.

A shed load of grain was left strewn across the road and the clean up took most of the afternoon.

Officers say that the grain inside is like a readybreak consistency and a truck has come down from Exeter to suck the grain out.

The road was reopened at 4pm.

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"All lanes open and traffic easing, overturned tractor removed and shed load of grain cleared on A30 Westbound from A3076 (Mitchell Turn Off) to A39 (Carland Cross).

"Lane one (of two) was closed for cleanup and recovery work. All lanes re-opened at around 16:00."

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