A WALKER has been airlifted to hospital after being attacked by cows in a field close to Uttoxeter.
The incident happened in a field in Mayfield early on Wednesday morning.
A crew from Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance were called out to help the man, who could not be reached by a land ambulance to the incident due to the remote location.
The service received the call to the incident at 9:03am and landed in the field to help the injured victim 17 minutes later.
On arrival of the ambulance service the man was treated for blood loss and chest injuries.
He was then airlifted to University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further treatment.
At the time of going to press the patient’s current condition was unknown.