Man traps finger between tractor and plough at Ellough Airfield near Beccles
- Credit: Nick Butcher
Rescuers have spent more than two hours trying to release a 30-year-old man trapped between a tractor and a plough by his finger.
Emergency service crews, including paramedics and two fire engines – one from Lowestoft South and the other from Norfolk – are at Ellough Airfield this evening.
They were called shortly after 2.20pm to reports a man had become trapped.
Mechanics are on their way to dismantle the plough and ambulance crews have been on standby to provide pain relief.
In an update released at 5pm, a Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “A 30-year-old man is trapped by his finger between a tractor and a plough.
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“Ambulance crews are on standby to help with pain relief.
“Mechanics were called at around 3.42pm to try and help dismantle the plough.
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“Work to release the casualty is still ongoing.”
The extent of the man’s injuries is unknown.
Representatives for the East of England Ambulance have been contacted for comment.