Cherokee County Fire
& Emergency Services

Firefighters Repond to 90 Year Old Man Entrapped Under Utility Vehicle

November 27, 2018

Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services responded to a man entrapped underneath a utility vehicle this morning at approximately 7:45 at 910 Essic Road located in the Clayton community.

Cherokee County 911 first dispatched the call indicating a tractor had rolled over a 90 year old man; however, firefighters arrived on the scene to find that it was a John Deere Gator instead. Approximately 5 minutes later, the caller reported that they had the gator off the victim. The man was conscious and alert and didn’t appear to have any major injuries.

Firefighters placed the injured man in an ambulance and transported him the Northside Cherokee Hospital in Canton to be evaluated.

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Firefighters reponded to find the man lying on the ground.
Firefighters reponded to find the man lying on the ground. (click image for slideshow)
Firefighters placed the man on a stretcher and transported him to Northside Cherokee Hospital.
Firefighters placed the man on a stretcher and transported him to Northside Cherokee Hospital.