Two-Year Old Seriously Injured In Tractor Accident

A Wednesday afternoon tractor incident sends a two-year child to the hospital with serious injuries. The Fond du County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched around 2:53 p.m. to a one vehicle crash on Hickory Road, in the Township of Byron, Fond du Lac County Wisconsin.

A southbound Kubota tractor driven by a 38-year-old woman from Fond du Lac, hit a bump in the road causing a 2-year-old child to fall off and be struck by the tractor.

The child was transported to Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee by Theda Star helicopter with serious injuries. The women driving the tractor and another child passenger were not injured.

Assisting at the scene were City of Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue, Oakfield Fire Department and First responders, along with the Wisconsin State Patrol. The crash remains under investigation by the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office.