Yorkshire man seriously injured by grain auger

A man has suffered serious injuries to his arm after it became trapped in a grain auger on a farm in North Yorkshire.

The incident happened near Hornby, between Catterick Garrison and Bedale, on Sunday (23 September).

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North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service was called at around 10.30am and were able to free the farmer.

He was taken to hospital by Yorkshire Air Ambulance.