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Potatoes spill on road after tractor’s trailer overturns in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 17:01 14 October 2017 | UPDATED: 10:03 15 October 2017

The trailer which spilled potatoes on the road. Picture: GARY DONNISON

The trailer which spilled potatoes on the road. Picture: GARY DONNISON

Gary Donnison Photographyy 2015

A load of potatoes spilled on an Ipswich road this afternoon after a tractor’s trailer overturned.

The potato clear-up near Little Bealings today. Picture: GARY DONNISON The potato clear-up near Little Bealings today. Picture: GARY DONNISON

The incident happened at the Playford Road/The Street crossroads, near Little Bealings, around 2.55pm, when the trailer overturned andspilt its load over the road.

No injuries were reported and the road has now reopened. A police spokesman said the potatoes had been cleared from the road.

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