Strimmer causes serious injuries

By Harriet Ernstsons Tuesday 06 May 2014 Updated: 09/05 11:36

A MAN was left with serious leg injuries after an industrial strimmer reportedly exploded.

The incident caused shrapnel from the machinery to cut his leg in Withybed Lane, Inkberrow, shortly before 3.30pm on Saturday (May 3).

An ambulance, community first responder and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham went to the scene where the man was treated for 'significant lower leg injuries' before being taken to the Alexandra Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Share This

Popular »

1 More than 100 motorists face losing licence

2 Guests give hotel a top ranking

3 Skate ramp protest over nothing to do

4 Fighting to be remembered as a part of towns history

5 Flats go-ahead at old station

More news »

Drug dealer jailed

A 'STREET-LEVEL' drug dealer caught with crack and

Town urged to play a part in dementia idea

A MAJOR drive is underway to make Redditch

Borough brightened up

GREEN-FINGERED girls and boys helped brighten up a

May Day fun at Headless Cross

HUNDREDS of people spent their May Day watching

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
Piece of region's railway history up for sale

A PIECE of local railway history has gone up for ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
Celebration of Sport - Service to Sport nominees

STRATFORD District Council's annual Celebration of Sport takes place tonight ...

Evesham Observer
The talk of the school

STUDENTS from Pershore showed their debating credentials when they came ...