MAN BACKED OVER BY TRACTOR NEAR GLEN INNES

A young man is recovering in hospital after being backed over by a tractor on a rural property in the Northern Tablelands.

Emergency crews were called to the accident in Lambs Valley, south-east of Glen Innes, just before 11:30am this morning and found the 29-year-old, suffering a severely fractured leg.

He was stabilised, before being airlifted by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter to John Hunter Hospital for specialist treatment.

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Madison Scott is a reporter and producer with NBN News who has a passion for people and sharing the stories that matter most. She started her career in TV, after completing a Bachelor of Journalism at Queensland University of Technology. After producing for Nine News in Brisbane, Madison reported for Nine in Toowoomba, before she made the move down to Newcastle's NBN.