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Farmer trampled by cattle

PUBLISHED: 10:52 07 October 2009 | UPDATED: 11:15 12 July 2010

A Suffolk farmer was being treated for multiple injuries last night after he was trampled by cattle on his own land.

Roger Jones suffered broken ribs, cuts to his face and a shoulder injury in the incident in Thorndon, near Eye, yesterday .

A Suffolk farmer was being treated for multiple injuries last night after he was trampled by cattle on his own land.

Roger Jones suffered broken ribs, cuts to his face and a shoulder injury in the incident in Thorndon, near Eye, yesterday .

The farmer was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital by the East Anglian Air Ambulance and was last night said to be in a stable condition.

A spokesman for the hospital said: “He has some fractured ribs and facial lacerations. He is likely to be with us for a few days.”

The East of England Ambulance Service was called to Thorndon Hill Farm at around 2.45pm to a report that a man in his 70s had been trampled by cattle in a field.

A land ambulance was sent to the scene, but medics opted to transfer Mr Jones to hospital in an air ambulance.


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