Highlands County toddler seriously injured in lawnmower accident - WFLA News Channel 8

Highlands County toddler seriously injured in lawnmower accident

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The Highlands County Sheriff's Office says a 2-year-old boy was seriously injured when he was run over by lawnmower while his mother was mowing the grass on Wednesday morning at 445 Hay Ride Avenue in Lake Placid.

Deputies say they responded to the emergency room at Florida Hospital Lake Placid where the boy was taken to by his mother at about 10 a.m.

Highlands County Sheriff's Public Information Officer Nell Frewin-Hays said the boy was flown to Tampa General Hospital with serious leg injuries and is in serious condition.

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