Taylor MI Accident News: Tot hospitalized after mom accidentally ran him over

06/17/2010 // West Palm Beach, Florida, USA // Sandra Quinlan // Sandra Quinlan

Taylor, MI—A toddler is in critical condition after he was thrown from his mother’s moving vehicle and was consequently run over. The injurious accident occurred Wednesday, June 16, 2010, according to information provided by Click On Detroit.

Reports indicated a minivan, occupied by a mother and three young children, was driving through a Burlington Coat Factory parking lot when the incident occurred. The scene was located along Eureka Road in Taylor, Michigan.

Cpl. Michael Caldwell of the Taylor Police Department stated, “The information that we received was there was a small child in the back of the vehicle and the vehicle went around the corner and the door was either open prior to, or slid open as the car was going around the corner. And in the middle of the vehicle going around the corner, the child was propelled out of the vehicle.”

The unidentified 2-year-old boy consequently landed under the rear wheel of the van. Emergency medical services (EMS) personnel seemingly rushed to the scene to transport the injured tot to an area hospital for treatment.

The infant was reportedly listed in critical but stable condition. He was scheduled to undergo a CAT scan on Thursday.

Taylor police reported that the minivan, which the mother alleged she was borrowing at the time, lacked child safety seats. While no charges have been filed as of yet, investigations into the motor vehicle accident continue.

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