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Man airlifted to hospital after becoming trapped in farm machinery
A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after becoming trapped in farm machinery near Tadcaster.
The man in his 40s was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries following the accident near to Jackdaw Quarry in Stutton this morning.
Emergency services were called to the scene at about 7.30am.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "He has been taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment. His family are aware and are with him.
"The Health and Safety Executive has been informed."
The ambulance service said a rapid response vehicle, ambulance and crew and a clinical supervisor were all sent to the scene as well as the air ambulance.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 1 – and pass information to the Force Control Room.
Please quote reference number NYP-10102013-0081 when passing information about this incident.