Semi Truck Runs Over Child’s Foot in Beatrice

BEATRICE – A semi truck driver was stopped by Washington County, Kansas Deputies after he was accused of running over a 13 year old boy’s foot on 6th Street in Beatrice.

At about 7:50 a.m., two 13 year old boys were riding their bikes on 6th Street, near High Street. One of the children jumped a curb and hit a storm drain, which launched him into 6th Street.

Upon landing in the street, a semi truck’s trailer ran over the boy’s foot, but did not stop. After being pulled over in Washington County, it is not believed the driver knew he had run over the boy’s foot.

The boy was taken to Beatrice Community Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries. The incident is still under investigation.

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