Firefighters free man trapped in tractor

Gainsborough firefighters stepped in to help after a man became stuck in his tractor.

Fire story.
Fire story.

The male casualty had become “medically stuck” in the vehicle due to a dislocated hip.

Crews from Saxilby and a rescue unit from Lincoln North also attended the incident last night (Sunday, April 30) on Padmoor Lane in Upton.

A raised platform, tools and manpower were used to extract the man who was then left in the care of East Midlands Ambulance Service.