Patching man trapped under tractor

Emergency services attended the scene in Patching where a man was trapped by a tractor. Picture by Eddie Mitchell
Emergency services attended the scene in Patching where a man was trapped by a tractor. Picture by Eddie Mitchell
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EMERGENCY services were called after a man became stuck under a tractor on Friday (March 24).

Fire, police, ambulance and air ambulance crews were called to The Street, in Patching, at around 5pm.

The man had been repairing the small tractor when it moved and ran over his knee, trapping him in the process.

A fire service spokesman said: “We had a call from the ambulance service to say there was one person trapped under a tractor. Two appliances, a heavy rescue tender and our technical rescue team attended and the man was released using airbags.”

The incident was left in the hands of the medical team.