Elderly Man Rescued After 10-Hour Tractor Accident

(WNY News Now) – An 88-year-old man was successfully rescued by Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Bentley after being reported missing for hours following a tractor accident along East Side Hill Rd.

Ripley – On September 1, 2023, at approximately 8:51 pm, authorities were dispatched to 9811 E. Side Hill Rd. in response to the missing elderly male report. K-9 Bentley combed through the wooded area, covering a mile’s distance, to find the man who had crashed his tractor into a ravine around 11:00 am.

Deputies safely reached the victim and, with the assistance of Ripley Fire Dept. and County EMS, transported him to Hamot Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.


Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.