20-month-old boy seriously hurt in farming accident

PLATTEVILLE, Wis (WMTV) -- According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, the boy’s dad was working in the family’s barn in Platteville Tuesday evening and when he turned to shut off the conveyor, his 20-month-old son fell in.

A Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy responded and Southwest Health EMS were called to the scene. They stabilized the boy and he was taken by Med Flight to a local hospital.

The boy had injuries serious injuries to his right arm, right hand, right shoulder, left hand and chest. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office determined the incident was an accident.

NBC15 hasn’t gotten any word on the boy’s condition as of Wednesday morning.