Man suffers foot injury after being trapped under tractor wheel in Barsham Hill, near Beccles

Fire crews attended the incident

Fire crews attended the incident

Firefighters freed a 70-year-old man who was trapped under the wheel of a tractor last night.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service sent three crews to a farm in Barsham Hill, near Beccles, where the man was trapped.

As crews worked to release him, the man was still conscious and breathing, a spokeswoman from fire control said.

The man was released using a winch and was taken to James Paget University Hospital, where he is thought to be in a stable condition.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said: 'We received a call at around 7.32pm last night to reports of a man trapped under the wheel of a tractor.

'We sent one ambulance crew and an ambulance officer to the scene.

'A man in his 70s sustained a foot injury, and after being treated at the scene by paramedics he was taken to hospital, where he is believed to be in a stable condition.'

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Fire crews were called out at 7.33pm and left the scene at 8.38pm.

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