Lucky escape for Mercedes driver covered by falling hay bails on Northamptonshire road

A driver had a very lucky escape in Northamptonshire this afternoon when the tractor in front of her shed 30 hay bails onto the top of her car.

Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 6:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:48 am
The picture of the scene today, taken by PC Barry Gargett.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called the A413 near Whittlebury after reports a grey Mercedes had become buried under the heavy bails earlier this afternoon.

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However, it is understood the driver was not injured in the incident.

PC Barry Gargett, attending the scene earlier tweeted: "Lucky escape earlier for the driver from the earlier RTC - no injuries reported! Great support from @northantsfire and @EMASNHSTrust."