An 81-year-old Clinton man was seriously injured after an incident that occurred in Henry County on Monday afternoon.

According to the MSHP, Elvin A. Ritter was partially in the driver compartment of a 1995 Ford F-250 in the 900 block of East Division Road , when the vehicle rolled backwards, causing the driver to fall from the vehicle. Ritter became trapped under the front left tire.

Ritter suffered serious injuries and was transported to University Hospital in Columbia for medical treatment.

Randy Kirby