Man trampled by herd of cows

Wednesday 13th May 2015 – 12.10pm – Chris Kowalik.

A man walking his dog has been flown to hospital after being trampled by a herd of cows.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the disused Kenilworth railway line in Balsall Common at 8.10am today.

A paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance crew and the Midlands Air Ambulances from Cosford in Shropshire and Strensham in Worcestershire attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man who is in his fifties, had a chest injury, numerous rib fractures and bruising to his abdomen. A pelvic binder was applied, he was given pain relief and was immobilised on a scoop stretcher before being flown to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.”

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Above: library picture


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