OLIVE TOWNSHIP, MI – A 4-year-old boy was airlifted to a Grand Rapids hospital after being run over by a tractor Monday evening in Olive Township, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.
Police responded to the farming accident at 8:52 p.m. on Monday, July 8, which occurred on the 7500 block of 104th Avenue, according to a news release issued by sheriff’s deputies.
The boy, of Olive Township, was riding on the tractor with a 34-year-old man, who was driving the tractor and farming his land. Deputies said the boy fell off the tractor, and was driven over by the man.
The boy received treatment on scene by AMR EMS, and then was transported by Aero Med to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, the release reads.
Deputies said the boy is in stable condition as of 11 p.m. on Monday.
The incident remains under investigation by sheriff’s deputies.
Sheriff’s deputies were assisted on scene by Olive Township Fire Department, AMR EMS Ambulance services and Aero Med.
From Michigan Live. Posted on Jul 9, 2019. Original Article