Young child severely injured in Fayette Co. lawnmower accident

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, OH (WCMH) – A young boy was severely injured after falling off a riding lawnmower, according to police.

The incident happened Friday afternoon on Ely Street in Washington Court House.

According to Washington Court House police, the child was riding on a lawnmower with an adult when he fell off and suffered an injury to his right arm.

The child was taken to a local hospital and flown to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in critical condition.

No further information was released.  Police say they expect to release more information at a later time. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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