A farming accident injures a man in Buffalo County.
On September 5th the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office received an emergency call of a UTV crash located on private property off of County Road U in the Town of Montana. 59 year old George Salwey was reportedly wedged within a Kubota UTV after striking a large whole in a farm pasture.
Upon arrival of emergency crews, they assessed and treated the driver and used extrication tools to removed him from the UTV. There were no other passengers in the UTV at the time of the crash. The initial investigation shows the UTV was traveling down a farm road when it struck a large hole in the pasture causing the UTV to crash into a barbed wire fence and pinning the driver. The driver was flown to an area hospital via Mayo One Helicopter.
Emergency crews were on scene from the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office, Waumandee-Montana-Lincoln Fire Department, Waumandee-Montana-Lincoln First Responders, Mayo One Helicopter, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.