A TROON stall holder had to be taken to hospital after she was dragged along the ground.

The woman was left with injuries, believed to be two broken ribs, after she was caught by the structure amid high winds at Troon Market at the weekend.
The incident is believed to have happened between 12pm and 1pm on Saturday, November 25 where the lady was believed to be unconscious.

A source told the Troon Times: “Her stall left the ground and dragged her along behind. I believe she was unconscious for about 30 minutes.”
Following the incident the market closed early.

Posting on their Facebook page, Troon Street Market organisers, said: “Due to weather the stalls may have to pack up early today.

“We apologise. We are also trying to source an indoor venue for the final market of the year on Saturday, December 23.The market closes January and February”

South Ayrshire Council have confirmed they would have granted Troon Market permission to run their event but it is up to the organisers to ensure safety.

Mike Newall, Head of Neighbourhood Services, said: "Organisers have a duty to ensure health and safety guidelines are followed under the conditions of their licence.

"We were not aware of the incident and will contact the organisers to establish what happened.”