Man flown to hospital after lawnmower overturns into Fairfield apartment pond

Coworkers made frantic 911 calls after Fairfield lawnmower crash
Published: Oct. 31, 2023 at 1:49 PM EDT
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FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WXIX) - A man was flown to the hospital after the lawnmower he was on rolled over into a Fairfield pond.

The call came in around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, said Fairfield Fire Chief Thomas Lakamp.

Chief Lakamp said the man was mowing around a body of water in the Villages of Wildwood apartment complex on Ross Road.

The mower rolled over and went into the pond with the man, according to the chief.

Coworkers tried to get the man free but were unable, he added.

A firefighter freed him and Fairfield police said he was taken to Fairfield Mercy before being flown to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center

He is in critical condition, police said.

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