Dromara farmer gored by bull


The Health and Safety Executive has confirmed it is investigating an incident on a Dromara farm this morning in which a farmer is believed to have been gored by a bull.

A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) spokesperson said: “The HSE can confirm that they are aware of an incident on a farm in the Dromara area and will be investigating the circumstances.”

Police have said they were made aware of an incident at a farm in the Grove Road area of Dromara this morning, Saturday, 6 January and it is believed that a man was injured by a bull.

“He has been taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries,” the spokesperson added.

Local councillor Paul Rankin, on his facebook page, said he was praying for the Co Down farmer who has been airlifted to hospital.

The NI Air Ambulance was on the scene and landed in First Dromore Presbyterian Church car park.