Lenexa child injured by riding lawnmower

LENEXA, Kan. - A 4-year-old Lenexa boy was seriously injured when he was run over by a riding lawnmower.

The incident happened on the 27500 block of West 83rd Street in Lenexa late Sunday afternoon.

According to Sgt. Brad Hill of the Lenexa Police Department, the child's father backed over the four-year-old with his lawnmower, mangling the boys limbs.

The incident completely severed the child's right leg and halfway severed the child's arm.

When officers arrived at the scene, the child was still conscious. Officers at the scene described the child as a "tough kid" and described the scene as "horrific."

The parents are currently with their child as he is receiving medical attention at Children's Mercy Hospital.

We will update this story once we confirm more information.

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