Ranby: Man trapped under ride-on lawn mower airlifted to hospital

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Fire crews from Retford, Worksop and Tuxford rescued a man after he became trapped under a ride-on lawnmower yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 11th June).

The 68-year-old man, of Chequers Close, Ranby, was mowing his lawn when he fell from the lawn mower and became trapped.

He is understood to have been waiting for a couple of hours before his wife returned home and immediately raised the alarm.

A spokesman from Retford Fire Station said he was conscious when crews arrived and worked for an hour to free him.

The man was taken to hospital by air ambulance.

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