The Courier-Mail

In­fant hit by mower


A BABY has been air­lifted to Bris­bane af­ter be­ing run over by a lawn­mower near Toowoomba.

The 12-month-old boy suf­fered a frac­tured leg and cuts to his back when he was hit by the mower at the fam­ily’s Bid­de­ston home, west of Toowoomba, about 6pm.

Caref­light paramedics and a doc­tor pro­vided emer­gency care for the in­fant, rush­ing him to Toowoomba hos­pi­tal.

“He had a se­ri­ous lac­er­a­tion to his back,” an am­bu­lance spokes­woman said. “Doc­tors were pre­par­ing him to be trans­ported by air to Bris­bane’s Lady Ci­lento Hos­pi­tal for spe­cialised treat­ment.”

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