EMERGENCY services were called to a farm near Ellesmere last week after a man became stuck in a piece of machinery.
A 27-year-old man was released from a grain dryer that he had become trapped in at Red House Farm in Hordley by the fire service on Tuesday, September 17.
Crews from Ellesmere and Baschurch, a rescue tender from Wellington and a fire officer attended to help release the man after receiving an emergency call at around 2.55pm.
He received head, back, shoulder and arm injuries and cuts to his arms, legs and back.
Ambulance services provided pain relief at the scene before the man was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire in Stoke.
A spokesman for the West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 2.55pm to the incident and sent one ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and a rapid response air ambulance from Cosford.
“A man was treated for head, back, shoulder and arm injuries after being trapped in machinery.
“He was given pain relief at the scene and was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.”
Richard Ewels, spokesman for West Mercia Police, said: “We were notified by the fire service just before 3pm that a man had become trapped in farm machinery, a grain dryer, at a farm in Hordley, Ellesmere.
“He was released and taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire in Stoke with cuts to his arms, legs and back. He is 27.
“The Health and Safety Executive has been informed.”