Fire crews called to a farm in Aldreth after man becomes stuck in a potato harvester.
Firefighters called to free man stuck in potato harvester
FIRE crews were called to a farm in Aldreth on Monday to help free a man who had became stuck in a potato harvester.
A crew from Sutton and a rescue vehicle from Cambridge were called at about 6pm to a farm on High Street in the village to find a man had got his arm wedged into the machine.
Firefighters managed to free the man by about 6.40pm and he was treated at the scene by ambulance crews.
A similar incident in Prickwillow last week saw the East of England Air Ambulance called after another farm worker had got his arm stuck in a potato harvester.
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A land ambulance and fire crews from Ely and Littleport were also called to Mile End Road in the village at about 6pm to help free the man who was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.
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