A lady was trampled by a herd of cows – revealing how she thought she might die within the terrifying ordeal.
Janicke Tvedt, 55, cheated loss of life after being focused by the herd whereas she walked her canine, Goose, together with her associate in a area close to her house in Yorkshire, England in July final 12 months.
The transformational coach was stamped on a number of instances by one cow earlier than one other beast rolled over her within the chaos that “happened in slow motion”.
She now has lifelong scars after struggling seven damaged ribs and has hoof-shaped scars over her physique.
The trampling additionally destroyed a part of her colon and after two days of sedation she had a colostomy bag fitted.
Reliving the horror, Ms. Tvedt instructed Examiner Live she had walked between one cow and the herd and believes she might have spooked the animal.
She stated: “We have been a bit shocked. We have been about 30 meters from the stile that will get you out of the sector so made a beeline for that. Three extra cows got here again although and trapped us towards a hedge. They have been huge and there was nowhere we might go.
Janicke Tvedt after she was injured.Janicke Tvedt / SWNS
“This black cow reared itself up and stamped down with its two entrance legs on to my stomach. It should have carried out that three or 4 instances. I’ve acquired the hoof marks nonetheless.
“Another cow started having a tussle with it and was knocked over and rolled over my body and crushed me.”
In a determined try to flee the panicked cows, the 55-year-old stated she and her associate went into “fight or flight” mode – climbing up a tree.
Janicke Tvedt says she feels lucky to be alive.Janicke Tvedt / SWNS
And Ms. Tvedt stated she believes she might have died, passing out 3 times as she waited for the cows to go away whereas clinging to the tree’s branches.
Finally, her associate managed to hold her to security.
She was left with seven damaged ribs, different ribs partially fractured and a damaged thumb.
She additionally had an emergency colon resection, an operation that has left her with one other eight-inch scar, and needed to have a colostomy bag fitted.
Ms Tvedt stated: “It was terrifying but it all seemed to happen in slow motion. I can remember every single second of it.”
This story initially appeared on The Sun and was reproduced right here with permission.
“It was terrifying but it all seemed to happen in slow motion. I can remember every single second of it,” Janicke Tvedt stated about her “terrifying” ordeal.Tom Maddick / SWNS