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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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VIDEO: Tractor crashes into house

A tractor towing a trailer crashed into a house near Telford in the UK last Thursday (December 10th).

The collision occurred on a double bend on the B5062 Cotwall Lane in High Ercall shortly before 10 am.

According to local publication, Shropshire Star, the tractor driver was hospitalised with what is understood to be non-life-threatening injuries.

The front of the green tractor was “embedded in the ground floor” of the two-storey residence, it reports.

Fire service

Shropshire Fire & Rescue responded to reports of a road collision in High Ercall.

In a brief statement, a spokesperson said: “3 fire appliances including the Rescue Tender were mobilised from Shrewsbury and Wellington. An Operations officer was in attendance.”

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“1 tractor towing a trailer in collision with a domestic residential property. No persons trapped.”

Also, West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson Jordan Eggington told Shropshire Star:

“We were called by the fire service at 9:50am to a road traffic collision involving a tractor and house on Cotwall Lane in High Ercall. We sent one ambulance and a paramedic officer to the scene.”

“Crews treated one patient, a man, who was the driver of the tractor, for injuries not believed to be serious. He was taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further treatment.”

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