18-MONTH-OLD GIRL’S LEG PARTIALLY SEVERED AT A DAYCARE
An 18-month-old girl was playing in the backyard with five other children at about 9:10 a.m. on Thursday when she was injured in Wichita, Kansas. The daycare’s owner, Christy Hunt, was mowing the lawn with a newer model push lawn mower. No details have been released on how this accident happened. Official are still trying to determine if the girl was run over or if she fell under the lawn mower. She was rushed to Via Christi Hospital St. Francis, where doctors suggested that the girl might lose her leg. She was transferred to a Kansas City hospital to attempt to save the leg. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment issued a suspension order for the daycare’s license. The owner was booked into Sedgwick County jail on suspicion of one count of aggravated child endangerment. The longtime daycare provider has not been formally charged.
catastrophe like is devastating for the child and the parents. The resulting injury will severely affect the quality of life of the victim, and the associated medical bills often create a major financial strain for the parents. If you or someone you know has been injured due to someone else’s negligence, let the experts at Mukerji Law Firm help. Contact us today for a free consultation. Image courtesy of kansasfirstnews.com