Wednesday 26 October 2016

Man rushed to hospital after falling 20ft from trailer in farming accident

Published 19/10/2015 | 18:02

The area where the accident happened
The area where the accident happened

A man is fighting for his life after being thrown from a trailer in a farming accident.

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 It's understood the 44-year old was thrown 20ft into the air before landing on concrete in the Cloonfad area of Ballhaunis in Co Roscommon.

He was rushed to Roscommon County Hospital before being airlifted to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where he is being treated for serious head injuries.

The incident occurred shortly after 2pm.

It's believed the man had been hanging lights at the time.

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