Man injured in tractor accident

GILMANTON — Fire Chief Paul Hempel III said a local man was injured in a tractor accident while mowing a lawn yesterday afternoon.

Hempel said the man was on Guinea Ridge Road around 2:30 p.m. when the call came in.

He said he's not exactly sure what happened but said the mid-sized farm tractor was not running when emergency crews arrived.

He said the man was conscious and breathing. He was taken by ambulance to Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia for evaluation.