Farmer airlifted to hospital following workplace accident

Arigna area of Roscommon.

Arigna area of Roscommon.

A MAN IN his 60s suffered serious head injuries in a workplace accident in Roscommon yesterday morning.

The incident happened on a farm near the village of Arigna which is around 25 kilometres away from Boyle.

Emergency services were called and the man was airlifted to Galway University Hospital. He has since been moved to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin and is said to be in a serious condition.

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating the incident.

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