A NINE-year-old girl is in hospital, lucky to be alive after being run over by a tractor in Adelaide.
The tragic accident happened on a steep embankment outside a home on North East Rd at Inglewood, in the Adelaide Hills about 11.15am on Friday.
A team of emergency services, including paramedics and firefighters, rushed to the scene and worked to save the small child’s life in the driveway of the home.
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Once stable enough, the little girl was strapped onto a spinal board and carried to an ambulance.
She was taken to the Women’s and Children’s Hosptial where she remains this evening, in a stable condition.