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Teenage girl injured in lawn tractor accident

Published On: Jul 12 2013 12:44:48 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 12 2013 03:43:56 PM CDT

TOWN OF MONROE, Wis. -

A 15-year-old girl is facing potentially life-threatening injuries after a riding lawn tractor accident in the town of Monroe on Thursday.

Green County Sheriff Jess Skatrud said the girl was mowing the lawn at a home at N3526 Aebly Road when the tractor tipped onto her trapping her underneath. Emergency responders were called to the scene at 7:46 p.m.

The girl was taken first to Monroe Clinic and then flown to University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, according to Skatrud.

There were no witnesses to the accident.

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