Cows rescued from overturned trailer in Market Drayton

By Dayna Farrington | Market Drayton | News | Published:

Two cows were rescued by firefighters after a cattle trailer overturned in Market Drayton.

Two cows were rescued from the overturned trailer. Picture: Market Drayton fire station

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the crash on the A529, Newport Road, at around 5.45pm on Monday.

Four crews attended the scene including the incident support unit and the rescue tender, mobilised from Market Drayton and Wellington stations.

The accident happened on the A529. Photo: Market Drayton fire station

An operations officer was also called to the scene.

The cattle trailer had overturned and was righted by a Hiab crane on the rescue tender, and the two cows were rescued and transferred to a second trailer.

West Mercia Police and a vet were also at the scene.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Ketley, Telford.

Reporter for the Shropshire Star based at Ketley in Telford.


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