A TODDLER has been hospitalized after his father backed over him with a lawnmower in what police are calling a tragic accident.
First responders were called to a home in Hyrum, Utah when a 2-year-old was seriously injured after his father accidentally backed over him with a lawnmower.
The father lost track of the toddler while he was mowing the lawn and accidentally backed over him, Berichte KUTV.
The extent of the toddler’s injuries remained unclear on Monday.
KUTV reported the toddler suffered severe lacerations to the lower extremities on both legs, während KSL reported the child’s right foot may have been partially amputated.
The US Sun has reached out to the Logan Police Department for more detail but had not heard back at the time of publication.
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The incident happened late Friday morning around 11.30. The father immediately realized what happened and called 911, even offering medical aid to his son, nach Angaben der Polizei.
Medics were on the scene within minutes of the family calling 911.
Investigators went into the home to check for signs of negligence, but at this point, it appears to have been a tragic accident.
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