Toddler seriously injured after farming accident in Grant County
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — A toddler was airlifted to the hospital following a farming accident in Grant County.
First responders were called out to a home on Union Road in Platteville around 7 p.m. Tuesday.
James Zimmerman was working in the barn and turned to shut the conveyor off, according to a release by the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. As he did this, his 20-month old son fell into the conveyor.
The baby suffered a serious injury to his right arm, right shoulder, both hands and chest, according to the release.
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has determined this incident to be accidental.
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