Police and firefighters were called to Ball roundabout on the A39 near Wadebridge this morning after a trailer carrying cattle overturned.

Twelve cows were inside the trailer when it ended up on its side.

The incident occurred at around 6.45am.

The tractor driver and cattle were unharmed, and the cows were safely transferred into another trailer

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Picture: Wadebridge Community Fire Station

Wadebridge Community Fire Station released the following statement:

"Firefighters from Wadebridge, Bodmin and a flexi-duty officer responded to an overturned trailer at Ball roundabout in Wadebridge.

"On arrival the crew discovered no persons to be trapped but twelve cows within the trailer.

"The crew assisted with scene safety as the cows were safely transported from one trailer to another.

"Thankfully no cows were injured during this incident."

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A spokesperson from Devon and Cornwall Police said:

"Police were called at 6.45am today to Ball roundabout [A39 Wadebridge] following reports that a tractor trailer carrying cattle had overturned.

"The trailer was located standing on two wheels on police arrival.

"The cattle were transferred safely to another trailer and no animals were believed injured. They were checked over by a local vet.

"The road was closed but clear by 8.45am."