Farmer flown to hospital after being seriously injured by cow


A FARMER was seriously injured when he was knocked over and kicked in the head by a cow. The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident which happened in Cockfield, near Bishop Auckland, at 11:30am yesterday. The man, believed to be in his 50s, had suffered head, neck, chest and back injuries and was treated by the GNAAS doctor-led team. He was flown to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough within 14 minutes where he arrived in a stable condition. .

A FARMER was seriously injured when he was knocked over and kicked in the head by a cow.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident which happened in Cockfield, near Bishop Auckland, at 11:30am yesterday.

The man, believed to be in his 50s, had suffered head, neck, chest and back injuries and was treated by the GNAAS doctor-led team.

He was flown to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough within 14 minutes where he arrived in a stable condition. 

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