Newton County Sheriff’s police report an accident yesterday sent a 51-year-old Lake Village man to the hospital. According to reports Daniel John Nelson of Lake Village was driving his Farmall tractor on the shoulder of Route 41 about 7:30 Thursday morning when his tractor was hit by a semi driven by at 35-year-old Orland Park man. Newton County Sheriffs police say the semi failed to slow down or move over to avoid the accident.
Nelson was thrown from the tractor and was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries.
Reports say the crash is still under investigation.