Tractor rescue on rural Lancashire road

Firefighters freed a man who was trapped by a tractor wheel this afternoon on a rural Lancashire road.

Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 3:10 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th May 2017, 5:22 pm
Peter Noble has died aged 72
Peter Noble has died aged 72

​Firefighters from Lancaster, Garstang and colleagues from Preston with equipment used in rescues involving heavy goods vehicles responded to the incident in Main Street, Cockerham.

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The casualty was trapped by his leg in the back wheel of a tractor.

Paramedics attended to the casualty throughout the rescue operation and firefighters released him.

He was taken to hospital by air ambulance.