ONE person was taken to hospital after a ute and a tractor collided near Rochester this afternoon.
Both vehicles were travelling west on Prairie-Rochester Rd, as they approached the intersection of Lowe Rd the ute collided with the rear of the tractor, forcing it off the road and into a grass verge.
The ute and the tractor's trailer remained on the road, blocking all eastbound traffic. There were no injuries but the driver of the tractor was taken to Echuca hospital for a check up.
The intersection was cleared at 4pm. Investigations into the cause of the accident are ongoing.
Anyone with information should contact Rochester police on 5484 1100.