LOWER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania -- A Pennsylvania boy is in intensive care following a terrible accident involving a lawn mower.
It happened at a home in Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton County, just after 6 p.m. Monday night.
Police say the 6-year-old boy's father accidentally backed over him with a riding lawn mower, trapping the child's leg in the blades.
The dad was able to lift the machine up and apply a tourniquet to control the bleeding, but the boy still suffered life-threatening injuries.
He's now being cared for at Lehigh Valley Hospital.
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Father accidentally backs over son with lawn mower in Lower Nazareth Township: Police