Farmer sustains ‘serious leg injuries’ at protest


He was struck by a vehicle and taken to hospital.

Farmer sustains ‘serious leg injuries’ at protest

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He was struck by a vehicle and taken to hospital.

A farmer was injured while protesting outside a beef processing facility in Slane, Co. Meath earlier this morning (Friday, August 2nd); this is the second incident of its nature to take place this week.

The man was struck by a vehicle while participating in a demonstration being led by the Beef Plan Movement.

In a statement, a Garda spokesperson said: “A male pedestrian received serious leg injuries when he was struck by a truck.”

“He was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.”

As a result of this incident, the protest in Slane has been suspended.

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