Man Injured by Tractor in Lompoc
On Monday, a man was severely injured after being run over by tractor and trailer on a farm in Lompoc. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened in an agricultural field near Ocean and Bailey Avenues at about 3:40 p.m. First responders were quickly on the scene and requested an airlift for the victim, but the weather wasn’t cooperating for a safe flight. The injured worker was taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital by ambulance.
Very few details have been released about how this incident could have happened, but officials with the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) have opened an investigation. At this time, there’s no word on the man’s current condition or the extent of his injuries.