Bus falls on Mower County man

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AUSTIN, Minn. – A rural Austin man suffered significant injuries after a bus fell on him.

The Mower County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Steven Lonergan and his son were working on the bus when he was hurt Saturday afternoon.  The rear wheels of the vehicle had been elevated and Lonergan was trying to install a drive shaft underneath it.

Authorities say the bus fell off the jack and pinned Lonergan.  He was airlifted to St. Mary’s hospital in Rochester, where he is listed in serious condition.

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