Sleeping Man Seriously Injured When He’s Run Over By Tractor Trailer

LAKE ELSINORE (CBS) — A man who investigators believe was sleeping on a curb in Lake Elsinore was seriously injured when he was run over by a tractor trailer.

Officials believe the man was sleeping next to the tractor when it drove off, seriously injuring the man.

The unidentified man was taken to Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar.

Authorities said he had “major” injuries to his lower body.

The incident occurred on the 31000 block of Auto Center Drive, the Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.

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