89-Year-Old Man Injured after Being Trapped beneath Propane Tank for 5+ Hours



An 89-year-old man was rescued around noon on Sunday when a neighbor discovered him trapped after he had fallen under a 40-gallon propane tank. The tank had been sitting on his chest/stomach for about five hours.

His lips were already turning blue but he was still alive and taken to Beebe Hospital. The incident was reported in the 32200 block of Mc Cary Road in the Roxana area.