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Man rushed to hospital after becoming trapped in gate
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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