Man Crashes into Road Commission Tractor
Deputies responded to an car versus tractor accident in Manistee County.
It happened around 10:40 Wednesday morning on 9 Mile Road just East of Wiitala Road in Marilla Township.
During the investigation, deputies found that an 84 year-old Brethren man did not see the Road Commission Tractor that was mowing and hit its left rear tire.
Due to the impact, the vehicle began to roll multiple times until coming to rest in a roadside ditch.
The 84 year-old was extricated from the car, where rescuers found him suffering from a cut to his head.
He was also complaining of injuries to his side and was taken to Munson Traverse City for unknown injuries.
The driver of the tractor was not injured and seat belts were being worn during the crash, according to deputies.