55 year old male injured at Woodhead Bros

Ambulance crews, Police Scotland and the Scottish Charitable Air Ambulance all attended an incident at Woodhead Brothers in Turriff this afternoon

Ambulance crews, Police Scotland and the Scottish Charitable Air Ambulance all attended an incident at Woodhead Brothers in Turriff this afternoon after a male worker at the site was injured.

Inspector Steven McDonald, of Banff Police Station, said

We received a report of a 55-year-old man having suffered a serious injury at an abattoir in Turriff around 2.30pm on Tuesday, 31 March, 2020. The man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary by helimed. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The Health and Safety Executive will be made aware.

The SCAA Air Ambulance, Helimed 70, which only went into service at Dyce this week, attended the scene at around 3:25 pm landing at the rear of the site before taking the casualty to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

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