Shropshire Star

Man taken to hospital after tractor rolls into ditch trapping him inside

A man was taken to hospital after his tractor rolled over into a ditch and left him trapped inside.


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Emergency services were called to the incident in Little Selly, Knighton at 10.30am.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service mobilised their Pinzgauer - an all-terrain firefighting vehicle - and used a winch to stabilise the tractor.

The man was freed from the vehicle and subsequently taken in the care of the ambulance service - treated for injuries that are not believed to be serious.

One ambulance, a paramedic officer, and the Welsh Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service statement said: "We were called to reports of a tractor in a ditch in Little Selly at 10.30am.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, a man, who was treated for injuries not believed to be serious before being taken to Hereford County Hospital."

Firefighters were finished by 11.37am.

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