Man who died and woman who was seriously injured in Wakefield were 'trampled on by cows'

A man and woman who were injured in a field in Wakefield had been trampled on by cows, police said.

Friday, 2nd October 2020, 2:51 pm
Updated Sunday, 6th December 2020, 10:13 pm

Police were called on Tuesday to a concern for safety report at a field just off Hollinhirst Lane, Netherton.

A police spokeswoman said: "At 12.46pm on Tuesday police were called to a report of a man and a woman who had been trampled on by cows in a field, just off Hollinghirst Lane in Netherton.

"The man, in his fifties, was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.

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"The woman, who is also in her fifties, was airlifted to hospital.

"Her condition today is said to be serious but stable.

"The Health and Safety Executive have been informed and enquiries are continuing."