A man who tried to cross a highway on his riding mower was hit by a tractor-trailer, Maryland State Police said.
George Hummer, 57, of Chestertown, was driving his mower about 6:30 a.m. Monday when he tried to cross Md. 290 just north of the Md. 544 intersection and was hit by a tractor-trailer driven by 55-year-old John Short Jr., of Millington, troopers said.
Hummer was flown the Shock Trauma in Baltimore with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, WBOC-TV reported. Short was not injured.
The accident is under investigation.