(Photo by OPP West Region Twitter)(Photo by OPP West Region Twitter)

Man run over by tractor suffers 'life-altering' injuries

Injuries are said to be 'life-altering' after a man trying to hook up a snow plow to a tractor was accidentally run over in Norfolk County.

Emergency crews were called about the incident at a property on Windham Road 14 just before 2 p.m. on Monday.

OPP determined the man was attempting to hook the plow up when he fell while exiting the tractor, accidentally knocking it into gear.

"As a result, the tractor ran over the driver causing life-altering injuries," OPP said.

The man was taken to a local hospital before being transferred to Hamilton hospital for treatment.

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