6-year-old thrown from ATV, run over by brush mower in St. Louis County

An accident involving a 6-year-old girl riding an ATV left her with serious injuries after being run over by a brush mower on Friday.

According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, at around 1:50 p.m., officers responded to an accident involving an ATV passenger riding behind an adult operator mowing trails with an attached pull-behind brush mower.

As they were mowing, the 6-year-old fell off the ATV and was run over by the brush mower.

She was transported by North Memorial Air Care to the Minneapolis Children's Hospital with serious injuries.