Saturday 3rd May 2014 – 8.15pm – Suzie Fothergill.
A man has sustained serious leg injuries during an incident in Worcestershire today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Withybed Lane in Inkberrow at approximately 3.25pm this afternoon.
An ambulance, a community first responder and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham were dispatched to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to a man who had become injured after an industrial strimmer had reportedly exploded causing shrapnel from the machinery to penetrate through his leg.
“The man was treated for significant lower leg injuries at the scene. Ambulance crews administered pain relief and the man’s leg was splinted before he was conveyed, via land ambulance, to Alexandra Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”