Cattle trapped following accident involving pickup and trailer

A Mitsubishi pickup towing a cattle trailer was involved in an accident on the Gosford Road, Markethill, this morning.

By Joanne Knox
Tuesday, 28th June 2022, 1:04 pm

The driver and passenger of the vehicle did not sustain any serious injuries, however, it is understood there were a number of cattle trapped inside the trailer following the collision.

A vet was called to the scene as a rescue mission got underway to free the animals.

A police spokesperson commented: “Police responded to a collision involving a vehicle and a cattle trailer in the area of Gosford Road, Markethill, shortly before midday today, Tuesday 28 June.

Police and Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and Air Ambulance attended the scene of the tragedy on the Lough Fea Road

“No serious injuries were reported.”