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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Tractor rolls over onto car

Emergency services attended the scene of a collision involving a tractor and car in Cornwall in the UK yesterday (Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021).

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police has confirmed that no serious injuries were sustained by those involved in the accident.

BPM has released a photo of the aftermath of the collision, which shows a tractor rolled over onto its side on top of a BMW.

Tractor and car 

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said:  “Police were called to Sandy Lane, Redruth at 7.04pm on June 2nd, following a report of a road traffic collision involving two cars and a tractor. There were no reported serious injuries. There were no arrests.”

Vehicles collide on ‘narrow country lane’

Firefighters attended a two-vehicle collision on a “narrow country lane” in Shropshire in the UK over the weekend.

Crews from Bridgnorth Fire Station had just returned to an automatic fire alarm activation when they were alerted to the scene.

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In a brief post on social media, a spokesperson for the fire station said:

“A busy day continues…. not long after returning from the AFA, we were mobilised onto a road traffic collision.”

“Two vehicles had collided in a narrow country lane. Thankfully, all persons were out of the vehicles. Two persons required some first aid from the firefighters for minor injuries (another skill all firefighters have!)”

“Both vehicles were made electrically safe, and casualties passed into the care of West Midlands Ambulance.”

“Please take extra care when driving on narrow country lanes – especially where your vision ahead is limited by high hedgerows. Remember, you need to be able to stop in the road you can see if clear,” the spokesperson concluded.

Driver arrested after police chase

Meanwhile, police in Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland arrested a male for various motoring offences, including dangerous driving, over the weekend.

Crews from the District Support Team witnessed a vehicle driving dangerously on the Boa Island road area.

According to a spokesperson for Police Fermanagh and Omagh, subsequently, officers tried to stop the vehicle; however, “the driver had other ideas and put the foot down”. You can find more here.

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