rescued from under half-tonne hay bale near Burnham-On-Sea
woman was rushed to hospital after being rescued by Burnham-On-Sea
fire crews when a half tonne round bale of hay toppled onto her
on Thursday (December 1st).
crews from Burnham-On-Sea, Cheddar and Wells plus local paramedics
were called to Portmeade Drove in Axbridge at 2.20pm.
woman, aged in her 50s, was trapped underneath the bale and crews
used a manual lift to free her before ambulance crews took her to
spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A very large bale of hay
had rolled on top of her and pinned her at the waist and legs."
was understandably in a lot of a pain and, given that this is a
remote location, it was very fortunate that she was able to call
the emergency services for help."
cut the bale into smaller pieces to free her to enable the ambulance
crews to help her."
The lady was trapped underneath a half-tonne round hay bale near
Burnham-On-Sea like this one (photo Fir0002/Flagstaffotos)