Essex: Man attacked by bull and airlifted to hospital

The man was pinned against a set of railings by the animal but managed to quickly escape on to a wal

The man was pinned against a set of railings by the animal but managed to quickly escape on to a walkway in the incident in North Weald Bassett. - Credit: Archant

A man has been airlifted to hospital after being attacked by a bull in Essex.

The man was pinned against a set of railings by the animal but managed to quickly escape on to a walkway in the incident in North Weald Bassett.

He was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital with non-serious injuries after the incident near Epping at around 9.10am today.

Terry Brennan, paramedic officer for the East of England Ambulance Service, said: “The man had been pinned against some railings by the bull but managed to quickly escape onto a walkway.

“Crews treated him for a pelvic injury and he was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital where his condition wasn’t thought to be serious.”