Man and 11 yr old son injured in Shinrone farm accident

© Pat Flynn

A man is in a critical condition in hospital following a farm accident in Offaly.

His 11 year old son was also injured in the incident in Shinrone.

IN:It’s understood


It’s understood the 47 year old man and his son fell from a teleporter at their farm at a quarter to 4 yesterday afternoon.

The man was airlifted to Tallaght hospital before being transferred to Beaumont hospital where it’s understood he remains in a critical condition.

His 11-year-old son was taken to the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore hospital where his injuries are described as non-life threatening.

Inspectors from the Health and Safety Authority are due to attend the scene this morning.