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Man hurt in Cockermouth bull attack

[A] man has been flown to hospital after being struck by a bull at a cattle market in Cockermouth.

The man, believed to be in his 60s suffered a groin injury.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to assist the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) and North West Air Ambulance (NWAA) at 10:15am today, Friday 8 September.

A spokesman for GNAAS said: “The patient was assessed by the GNAAS paramedic and doctor team where his injuries were identified as not being as serious as first thought.

“He was airlifted by NWAA to Royal Preston Hospital.”

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