Man taken to hospital after crash involving car and tractor

A man has been taken to hospital after a crash involving a tractor and a car this morning. Leicestershire Police were called to the scene shortly after 6.30am.

Gibson’s Lane in Old Dalby, north west of Melton, was closed in both directions. Traffic heading through the village was affected.

A spokesperson for the police confirmed that a man who had been driving the car was taken to hospital “as a precaution”. They added that “no life-threatening or life-changing injuries were reported”.

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The road remained closed while the vehicles were recovered. Motorists were warned to find a different route while the incident was dealt with and a Centrebus service to Bottesford was unable to stop in Old Dalby.

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Leicestershire Live – Leicester News