Driver injured after tipper lorry and road sweeper collided on country road in the Harborough district

Fire crews from Market Harborough and Kibworth attended the incident along with a technical rescue unit from Leicester

By Red Williams
Monday, 25th January 2021, 10:05 am
Updated Monday, 25th January 2021, 10:08 am

An injured driver was rushed to hospital after a tipper lorry and a road sweeper collided on a country road in the Harborough district.

Emergency services raced to the scene after the crash at the Stonton Road junction on the B6047 in Church Langton at 4.20pm on Friday afternoon.

One of the drivers involved in the smash was taken to hospital by East Midlands Ambulance Service.

An injured driver was rushed to hospital after a tipper lorry and a road sweeper collided on a country road in the Harborough district.

But they are not thought to have been seriously hurt, said Leicestershire Police.

Fire crews from Market Harborough and Kibworth attended the incident along with a technical rescue unit from Leicester.

The stretch of road was shut as the vehicles were recovered before being re-opened at 6.15pm.