OLIVIA (KMHL) – One man was serious hurt in a tractor accident that occurred just southwest of Olivia Monday morning.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office said a man was driving the John Deere tractor pulling an empty grain cart northbound on a rural road southwest of Olivia when the driver lost control of the tractor and ended up in the ditch.

Authorities say the driver of the tractor was thrown about inside the cab and suffered significant injuries.

Sheriff’s officials say the man was flown from the scene to North Memorial Health in Robbinsdale with serious, but non-life-threatening agencies.