Man trapped under mower

Wednesday 8th May 2013 – 9.15am – Suzie Fothergill.

A man has been taken to hospital following an incident in Shropshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 4.25am this morning to Stanton Upon Hine Heath following reports of a man who had become trapped underneath a sit on lawn mower on a grass embankment.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and the Trust’s MERIT rapid response vehicle, carrying a critical care paramedic and a trauma doctor were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a man who had become trapped underneath a sit on lawn mower. It is believed that the man had been trapped for a long period of time.

“Once released the man was treated for multiple injuries. The casualty was given pain relief and immobilised at the scene before being taken to the major trauma centre at University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment.”


Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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