The eight-year-old girl and an elderly woman are taken to hospital after being trampled by cows on a farm
The eight-year-old girl and an elderly woman are taken to hospital by plane after being trampled on a farm by the COWS
- Girl, 8, and woman in their seventies injured on a farm after being trampled by cows
- Both patients flew to a Melbourne hospital in a severe but stable condition
- Comes after boy and teenager died in a separate farm incident in the Geelong region
A young girl and an elderly woman were seriously injured after being trampled by cows on a farm southwest of Melbourne.
Emergency crews were called to an estate off Dickens Road in Freshwater Creek on the Surf Coast Shire in Victoria, south of Geelong, on Sunday afternoon just after noon.
Several ambulances and two emergency helicopters were dispatched to the site 97 kilometers southwest of Melbourne.
A Victoria Ambulance spokesperson told Daily Param Australia that paramedics treated an eight-year-old girl for injuries to her head, pelvis and arm.
Emergency personnel were called to a property south of Geelong on Sunday after a young girl and woman in her seventies were seriously injured
The girl was flown to the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne in a serious but stable condition.
A woman in her seventies with back and breast cancer was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital, also in a serious but stable condition.
No one else was treated on the ground for injuries, the spokesperson added.
The girl and woman were taken to hospital after being trampled by cows, pictured on Freshwater Creek grounds after the incident
Pictures of 7 News shows a herd of cattle wandering around the site after the incident.
The incident is now being investigated.
The woman and girl were injured the same weekend, a boy and a male teenager were tragically killed in separate industrial accidents in the Geelong region.
A 10-year-old boy died on Saturday morning hours before one The 15-year-old died in a ute crash on a site in Batesford.
Both patients were flown to Melbourne hospitals in severe but stable condition