'Baaad' news for commuters as trailer full of sheep partially blocks A-road
Traffic was held up this morning after a car pulling a trailer full of sheep broke down near Tong.
West Mercia Police was called out to the A41 near to Weston-under-Lizard on the Shropshire/ Staffordshire border at about 10am to a stranded Land Rover and trailer that were blocking one lane of the road.
Officers assisted traffic passing between Pickmere island and Newport before a farmer based nearby was able to assist with moving the vehicle and sheep.
Telford Police tweeted: "Please be careful on the A41 by Weston-under-Lizard as there is a Land Rover broken down.
"Vehicle has a trailer full of sheep too so please baaa with us while we try and recover the vehicle.
"Luckily a helpful farmer is coming to our aid."
Newport Safer Neighbourhood Team added: "Expect delays on the A41 between Pickmere Island (junction with A5 near Weston Park) and #Newport due to a broken down vehicle and loaded sheep trailer.
"@TelfordCops on scene. Recovery on route for both vehicle and sheep."