Ride-on lawnmowers 'injure thousands every year'

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Using a ride-on mower to cut the grass might save energy but they land thousands of people in hospital every year, experts have warned.

Over five years some 66,000 Americans ended up in emergency departments with injuries caused by lawn tractors, reports the Journal of Safety Research.

While many suffered bruises or sprains, some of the injured suffered broken bones and amputations. Six people died.

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