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Elderly woman knocked down by tractor in Randalstown

The woman is being treated in intensive care at the Royal and her condition has been described as stable. Credit: Google Maps

An elderly woman has been taken to hospital after being knocked down by a tractor in Randalstown.

Emergency services attended the scene on New Street shortly after 6pm on Wednesday evening.

John McPoland of the Ambulance Service told UTV an air ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and a doctor were involved in the operation.

Fire crews were also called to help free the woman who became trapped under the tractor.

The woman is being treated in the intensive care unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast and her condition has been described as stable.

The New Street has since been reopened to traffic.