Child Injured In Lawn Mower Accident
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call Wednesday evening around 5:30 of a 2-year-old child that was run over by a lawn mower at a home on Great River Road in Swan River Township.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Alex Warzecha, 32, of Little Falls, MN was mowing the lawn with a zero-turn riding lawn mower and his 2-year-old son was riding on the back of the mower. The child fell off while the father was making a turn and was accidentally run over by the lawn mower while the PTO was engaged.
The child was airlifted to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, with a severe leg injury.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the MN State Patrol, Bowlus First Response Team, Gold Cross Ambulance and North Air Care.