Boy Run Over By Float During Upper Arlington Fourth Of July Parade
Authorities say a boy was injured when he was run over by a float during a Fourth of July parade in central Ohio.
The boy was walking alongside a trailer being pulled by a pickup truck in the Columbus suburb of Upper Arlington when witnesses say he either stopped or lost his footing. That's when he was knocked to the ground and a trailer wheel ran over his leg.
Police Officer Shawn Paynter says the boy suffered a leg injury that wasn't life-threatening. He says the boy seemed to being doing OK. The officer estimated the boy's age as about 11.
The parade was stopped for about a half-hour while paramedics tended to the boy.