Shropshire

Man killed by rolling tractor in Bishop's Castle

Arbour Lane Image copyright Google
Image caption The incident happened off Arbour Lane

A man died when he was hit by a tractor which rolled down a "steep hill" in Shropshire.

The man became trapped under the vehicle in a field in Bishop's Castle on Monday, West Midlands Ambulance Service said.

The man in his 60s, who was the tractor driver, was confirmed dead at the scene, police said.

The fire service said it had attended a road traffic accident involving a "tractor rolling down a steep hill."

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West Mercia Police said officers attended the incident off Arbour Lane alongside fire and ambulance crews.

The Health and Safety Executive said it was aware of the incident and was making initial inquiries.

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