(13 On Your Side) – A man is recovering from a farm vehicle accident in a Phoenix hospital.
It happened yesterday, just before 11 a.m. in a field near
Highway 95 and Avenue D.
When Somerton Fire Department arrived at the scene, they
found a man lying on the ground in extreme pain next to a large agriculture
It is unknown if the victim was trapped, crushed or hit by
the trailer when it collapsed.
Officials started to treat the victim at the scene, then he
was air-lifted to St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix due to the extent of his
"He was suffering from injuries to the spine and was in
extreme pain when we got there," explained Robby Rodriguez, with the Somerton-Cocopah
Fire Department. "The helicopter responded very quickly and we were able to load
him up in what we call a hot-load, with the helicopter still running so he
could be transported to Phoenix."
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