Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Third cattle trampling incident in 48 hours

In yet another instance of a farmer being trampled by cattle in the last 48 hours, a 46-year-old woman has been airlifted to hospital after an incident on a property at East Barrington today.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked by Ambulance New South Wales shortly before 4pm this afternoon, responding to a report that a cow had trampled a woman on a rural property.

“The Helicopter rendezvoused with NSW Ambulance in Gloucester township who conveyed the patient from the property,” the Westpac Rescue crew said in a statement.

“NSW Ambulance Paramedics and the┬áHelicopter Critical Care Medical Team have treated and stabilised the 46-year-old female for multiple injuries before being airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle in a stable condition for further treatment.”

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