One person was reported to have been injured in a tractor accident Friday evening.
Hopkins County 911 dispatchers received a call at 5:25 p.m. Aug. 26, 2022, from County Road 4708, where a man said a tractor had fallen on someone and was pressing on the individual’s abdomen and legs. Emergency responders reported tractor had flipped over onto one person, resulting in possible injury to the lower and chest portions of the body. A medical helicopter was requested.
A medical helicopter landed in a field near the overturned tractor on CR 4708, picked up the individual, who was then flown to an area trauma center for treatment of injuries. The injured was reported by community members to be a man.
No additional information regarding the tractor crash and injured person and the individual’s condition were available Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022.