TWO people from Bolton were among those injured when a tractor shed its load.

The incident occurred on Main Street, Cockerham at around 2.35pm on Sunday, as the Zetor tractor was travelling in the direction of Cabus carrying haybales.

As it passed The Manor Inn pub several of the bales fell onto members of the public sitting outside.

A woman, aged in her 60s from Bolton, suffered a suspected spinal injury and remains in hospital in a serious condition.

Two more men in their 60s, one from Bolton and one from Forton, suffered minor injuries.

No arrests have been made.

Lancashire Police are appealing for information and would like to speak to anybody who saw the incident or saw the tractor in the moments before it happened.

Sgt Martin Wilcock, from the Lancashire Police TacOps Unit, said: “Several people were injured as a result of this incident and we are working hard to establish exactly what occurred."

Anybody with information is asked to get in touch with Lancashire Police by calling 101, quoting log number 936 of August 25th.