91-year-old man crushed to death by tractor in Spain

TRACTOR: Firefighters with the overturned agricultural vehicle TRACTOR: Firefighters with the overturned agricultural vehicle Twitter / @VOSTMadrid

AN elderly man has died after his tractor overturned, trapping him inside, on a farm in Spain.

The victim was working on steep terrain when the vehicle slid down a bank and overturned.

The 112 Community of Madrid emergency control centre said they received a call at around 5.20 pm yesterday afternoon (Saturday) about an agricultural accident on a farm in Brunete, Madrid.

Firefighters released the body from the wreckage but the elderly man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Guardia Civil officers are investigating the accident.

Karl Smallman

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