An elderly Clinton man was seriously injured after being struck by his own tractor Sunday afternoon in Henry County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident took place on a private road at 1157 SE 500 Road in Henry County at 2 p.m. Sunday.

A Ferguson tractor came out of gear and began to roll. 84-year-old Jacob C. Builderback attempted to regain control and was struck by the tractor.

Builderback was taken by air EMS to St. Luke's Plaza Hospital with serious injuries.

Randy Kirby