Pensioner trampled by cattle

A PENSIONER was taken to hospital this afternoon with chest injuries after being trampled by cattle.

A PENSIONER was taken to hospital this afternoon with chest injuries after being trampled by cattle.

The air ambulance was called to Thorndon Hill Farm, Thorndon, near Eye, at 2.45pm.

The East of England Ambulance Service received a report that a man in his 70s had been trampled by cattle in a field.

He was taken by air ambulance to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said it is not known how serious his injuries are but it is believed they could be potentially serious.

She said a land ambulance was also called to the scene.