Shortly after 1p today, an operator of a riding lawnmower was rushed to a trauma hospital in Medford with serious injuries, after a collision with a vehicle in the 4100 block of Hugo Road in Josephine County.
A Mercy Flights helicopter was initially launched to aid in the transport, but was cancelled after Rural Metro Fire (RMF) firefighters and AMR paramedics were able to treat and stabilize the patient for ground transport.
Authorities say the other driver was not physically injured.
Currently, the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause. No additional information was provided by authorities at this time.
Source: Rural Metro JoCo