Time Incident Posted: 11:23

Incident Date: 01/10/2018

Incident Location: A46 Anstey - Birstall

Incident Number: 14324

Incident Type: 14324

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:56

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Birstall, one appliance from Eastern, one appliance from Western, Technical Rescue from Southern and two Station Managers

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Officer in charge of first attending appliance

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Road traffic collision involving a 4 x 4 towing a trailer containing livestock. Police on scene.

Updated Incident Information: Trailer on its side carrying 4 cows.
Trailer blocking both lanes of A46 Eastbound rendering it closed
RSPCA, Veterinary and EMAS requested

Trailer was righted using the Heavy Rescue Unit, and the incident handed over to Police and Highways
Both carriageways have now reopened

Public Statement Issued:


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