Driver dies after tractor overturns in Fife


A 53-year-old tractor driver has died following a tragic accident near Anstruther.

The incident happened between 8.25pm and 8.40pm last night on the road between Ovenstone and Carnbee.

The tractor overturned, resulting in the driver sustaining serious injuries.

Emergency services responded to the scene, however, the man was pronounced dead.

Sergeant Alastair Purvis, from the Road Policing Unit in Fife, said, “Sadly this incident has resulted in the death of the tractor driver and while we are satisfied no other vehicles were involved, we are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened.

“Motorists or other members of the public who were on the Ovenstone to Carnbee road on Wednesday evening and who have information that can assist with our ongoing investigation should contact police immediately.”

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