The driver of a tractor was critically injured in a crash Aug. 24.

A farm tractor was struck by an automobile around 4:30 p.m. as it crossed Highway 72 and 430th Street east of Ellsworth, according to a crash information report from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation's Traffic Management Center.

The driver of the tractor, identified in the report as 78-year-old Harvey R. Dohrer of Ellsworth, was airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with life-threatening injuries.

Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating the crash.