Vehicle rolls onto man in Longview while he pushes it

Emergency personnel work the scene Tuesday on South High Street at Garfield Drive in Longview after the vehicle a man was pushing rolled onto him, police said. The man received only minor injuries, police said.

A man in Longview was injured Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle he was pushing rolled onto him, police said.

Officials responded to the scene on South High Street at Garfield Drive, and Garfield Drive was closed to traffic for a time.

Emergency personnel at the scene were prepared to take the man to the hospital by ambulance, but Longview police spokeswoman Kristie Brian said he refused to go.

The man received only minor injuries, Brian said.