Three people injured after 'animal attack' at cattle mart
Three people were injured when they were reportedly attacked by an animal at a mart in Co Clare yesterday.
The incident, which is being investigated by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), happened in the cattle loading and off-loading area at Ennis Mart at around 10am. The HSA confirmed it had been notified of an incident in which three people were injured.
The incident is understood to have happened at around 10am in a loading and off-loading area at the rear of the mart complex.
Details of the incident are vague but it’s known that one man was seriously injured while two others were not as badly hurt.
Ambulance paramedics treated the injured at the scene while one man was rushed to University Hospital Limerick with a head injury.
One farmer said he saw a man being “thrown in the air” after being attacked by a bull or bullock.