MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office says a child is in the hospital with serious injuries after a tractor accident just south of Harding, Minnesota, Wednesday.
According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded shortly before 4 p.m. to the report of a child involved in a tractor accident at a property near 295th Avenue in Pulaski Township.READ MORE: Minnesota DNR Certifies New Muskie State Record, Previous Record Dates Back To 1957
There, authorities learned that a 26-year-old Brainerd man was driving a tractor with a 7-year-old boy seated next to him. When the tractor hit a bump in the trail, the child was knocked off the tractor and hit his head on the ground.READ MORE: Jury Instructions Hammered Out In Kim Potter Trial
The sheriff’s office says the child was taken to the city of Pierz by a personal vehicle where they met up with a Mayo Clinic Ambulance. A landing zone was then set up in the city and the child was airlifted to Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis with serious injuries.MORE NEWS: Long-Term Care In MN: Gov. Deploying 1,000 Additional Certified Nursing Assistants By End Of January
His current condition is unknown.