Child hurt during Valdosta Christmas parade

Child hurt during Valdosta Christmas parade

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Lt. Adam Bembry with Valdosta Police said Saturday that a child was seriously injured during Valdosta's annual Christmas parade.

According to Lt. Bembry, a boy, 3, somehow fell off the "A-1 Towing" float while it was in motion.

Lt. Bembry said the child was hit by the tires of the trailer.

Valdosta Police, firefighters and EMS were on scene almost immediately.

The child was taken by EMS to SGMC and then life-flighted to another hospital.

He is listed in critical condition.

No foul play is suspected, and the accident is under investigation.

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