Calaveras County Tractor Accident
Emergency response teams were dispatched to a region in Paloma of Calaveras County, on Thursday, January 31, where a man had been run over by a tractor. According to California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials, the accident occurred on a property along the 5600 block of Paloma Road. A medical helicopter was called to the accident, located near Goodfell Road off Highway 26. The person involved in the industrial accident has been identified as a 37-year old male, whose name has not been included in reports. Emergency responders have clarified that the tractor rolled over the man, but what caused the tractor to flip has not yet been determined. The helicopter transported the patient to the Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. The extent of his injuries is unknown. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been informed of the situation and will be investigating this accident.