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Cows which trampled and killed pet dog leave walker in critical condition

The incident was confirmed by Derbyshire Police, which said the woman was found by a passer-by being attacked in a field in Sheldon, near to Magpie Mine in the Peak District.

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Cows which trampled and killed pet dog leave walker in critical condition

A walker has been left fighting for her life after being trampled by cows which also killed her dog.

 

The incident was confirmed by Derbyshire Police, which said the woman was found by a passer-by being attacked in a field in Sheldon, near to Magpie Mine in the Peak District.

 

The police force and an air ambulance attended the scene at about 3.45pm on Tuesday (September 10).

 

A Derbyshire Police spokesperson said: “[The woman] was taken to hospital in Sheffield, where she remains in a critical condition.

 

“Her dog had been killed by the cows.”

 

Figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) 2018-19 suggest incidents involving animals were the second top cause of fatality among the community.


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