A child has been seriously injured after falling from a tractor and trapping his leg in a mower.

The 11-year-old boy was on a tractor as it was cutting grass on Wednesday afternoon (June 2).

He fell from the tractor and his leg then became trapped in the mower.

The incident took place in Bleasby near Nottingham.

He was taken by ambulance to the Queen’s Medical Centre where he is being treated for his injuries.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Inspector Clare Gibson, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The boy was on the tractor while it was being used to cut grass.

“We believe the young boy has fallen from the tractor whilst in motion and subsequently sustained severe leg injuries for which he is receiving medical treatment.

“An investigation to establish what led to this incident is under way.”