RIDGEWAY, N.Y. (WIVB) - An Orleans County man was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon in a farm accident in the Town of Ridgeway.
The Orleans County Sheriff's Office says 65-year-old David Jones of Medina was riding on the rear of a tractor that was pulling a disc harrow, a piece of equipment used to cultivate the ground and/or chop up the remains of a crop. His eldest son, 27-year-old Kevin Jones, was driving the tractor.
Deputies say at some point around 2:15 p.m., David Jones fell off and got caught in the disc harrow while the tractor was being used in a field off Palmer Road. Mercy Flight flew him to ECMC in Buffalo.
There is no word on his condition, though deputies say his injuries are serious.
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