Man pinned under tractor after accident in Boone County

WALTON, KY (FOX19) - An accident between a tractor and a vehicle in Boone County left one man pinned under a tractor.

The accident happened at around 7:30 pm, when witnesses say a tractor, attempting to make a left turn, was hit by a 2003 Dodge Neon passing left.

The accident caused the tractor to be knocked on its side and the driver of the tractor, Tereso Melchor, 38, to be pinned underneath. Witnesses say the tractor was on Melchor's arm and first responders were able to raise the tractor off of him.

Melchor was transported to the hospital, along with 3 children from the striking vehicle. All injuries were non-life threatening.

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