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Man gets foot caught in carrot harvester in Swaffham

PUBLISHED: 11:37 31 July 2012 | UPDATED: 11:38 31 July 2012

Paramedics were called to Swaffham this morning after a man's foot became caught in farm machinery.

Paramedics were called to Swaffham this morning after a man's foot became caught in farm machinery.

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2009

A man in his 60s was taken to hospital this morning after his foot became caught in a carrot harvester.

The accident happened just after 6.30am in a field off Lynn Road, Swaffham.

One ambulance and a rapid response vehicle were sent and paramedics treated the man before taking him to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, according to an East of England Ambulance Service spokesman.

Norfolk police were not called and Swaffham firefighters, who were alerted to the scene, were not needed.

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