9-year-old falls from truck, gets run over by trailer during eastern NC Christmas parade

North Carolina

BATH, N.C. (WNCT) — A 9-year-old child who was participating in a Christmas parade Sunday was transported by helicopter to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville after falling out of a truck and being run over by a trailer attached to it.

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Trooper Becker with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said that the child, who was not named, was riding in the back of a pickup truck during Sunday’s parade.

The child fell from the vehicle and was run over by the trailer.

The child was medivacked to Vidant around 3:30 p.m. There was no update on the child’s condition.

The NCSHP is investigating and had not released any new details, including charges, as of Sunday evening.

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