A woman has died after she became trapped beneath a tractor and trailer on a farm in Lincolnshire.

The woman had been working in a field close to the main A52 at Leverton, near Boston when the accident took place at 6am on Tuesday morning (15 May).

She is believed to be in her 40s and died of injuries despite efforts to save her by ambulance crews.

The Health and Safety Executive has been informed and will work with police to conduct an investigation.

A spokesman from Lincolnshire Police said: “We are in the process now of tracing and informing her relatives and friends.”