Man rushed to hospital after becoming trapped in gate

Man rushed to hospital after a gate lodges into his foot

Man rushed to hospital after a gate lodges into his foot

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A MAN was rushed to hospital after a five-bar metal gate lodged onto his foot.

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service was called to the incident at 1:45pm in Tolpuddle after the gate got stuck on the man’s foot when he became trapped between the gate and a ride-on lawn mower.

Two crews from Bere Regis and Wimborne attended the scene and stabilised the man so he could receive treatment from paramedics.

They then removed the gate from his foot and transported him to a nearby ambulance before he was taken to hospital.

A spokesman for Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said: “At approximately 1.45pm the service was called to a person trapped between a ride-on lawn mower and a metal gate. “On arrival, one male was located trapped between a five-bar gate and the mower. Crews assisted ambulance personnel in stabilising the injury while pain treatment was given by paramedics.

“Crew removed the gate from the casualty's foot using small gear and assisted with transportation of casualty from field to Ambulance.”

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6:13pm Sat 17 May 14

westbaywonder says...

The gate suddenly came to life and lodged itself onto Garry Grasscutters foot!
Dorset fire and rescue team "SWOOPED" on the gate and dislodged it from Garrys foot. LOL.
The gate suddenly came to life and lodged itself onto Garry Grasscutters foot! Dorset fire and rescue team "SWOOPED" on the gate and dislodged it from Garrys foot. LOL. westbaywonder
  • Score: 1

6:20pm Sat 17 May 14

IDONTKNOWIFITISTRRUE says...

I reckon that they removed his foot from the gate, never mind the convolutions of an Echo reporters headline!
I doubt that they cut the foot, more likely they cut the gate.
I reckon that they removed his foot from the gate, never mind the convolutions of an Echo reporters headline! I doubt that they cut the foot, more likely they cut the gate. IDONTKNOWIFITISTRRUE
  • Score: 2

7:19pm Sat 17 May 14

PossumGoose says...

Come onnnnnn . . . .

Tragic grass cutter in horror crash with killer gate . . . Etc etc

You've got standards to keep up (mind you, full marks for pointing out that he was "rushed" to hospital not jus taken).
Come onnnnnn . . . . Tragic grass cutter in horror crash with killer gate . . . Etc etc You've got standards to keep up (mind you, full marks for pointing out that he was "rushed" to hospital not jus taken). PossumGoose
  • Score: 4

1:53am Sun 18 May 14

westbaywonder says...

If he can do that on a ride -on lawn mower i hate to think what he could do in a car.
Remember citizens, They walk among us.
If he can do that on a ride -on lawn mower i hate to think what he could do in a car. Remember citizens, They walk among us. westbaywonder
  • Score: 8

4:53pm Mon 19 May 14

punkliz says...

Let's hope he doesn't take offence.
Let's hope he doesn't take offence. punkliz
  • Score: -2

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