Tractor accident sends 96-year-old man to hospital

AVOCA, Neb. -- One person is in the hospital with serious injuries after a tractor accident in southeast Nebraska.

The Cass County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a farm tractor accident Friday night in Avoca.

The driver of the tractor, 96-year-old Otis Bond, missed the road while trying to turn and ended up in the ditch with a head injury.

Authorities say Bond was taken by medical helicopter to UNMC in Omaha.