|St. Clair Times, The (Pell City, AL) |
March 24, 2004
4-year-old Moody boy injured during annual parade
Author: Kellie Long
Article Text:A four-year-old boy injured as he fell from a parade float in Moody last Saturday is reportedly stable and doing well. The unidentified four-year-old fell from a trailer in Saturday's little league opening day parade while he was throwing candy to the crowd gathered to enjoy the annual event, according to Police Chief Bobby Clements. The trailer then rolled over the boy injuring him. "Officers and medics were on the scene in seconds and he was transported to Children's Hospital in stable condition," Clements said. According to Clements, the trailer was passing in front of CVS Pharmacy on Moody Parkway when the boy, who was throwing candy, appeared to loose his balance and tumble from the trailer that was carrying his father and his teammates. "The opening day parade is a big thing in Moody," Clements said. "We are all so very glad he was not more seriously injured." Clements also said that safety in future parades is being addressed.
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Record Number: 4c24n2732