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8-year-old boy run over by his mother at school drop off

The child was seriously hurt and taken to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital to treat his injuries.

STORY UPDATE: Mom enters plea deal after son ran over in school lot

BELMONT, Mich. - An 8-year-old boy is in the hospital after being run over by his mother during school drop-off Tuesday morning.

According to Kent County Dispatch, the incident happened at Chandler Woods Charter Academy, located at 6895 Samrick Ave NE, around 8:30 a.m.

The school's video surveillance system shows the 8-year-old hanging from the passenger side from door handle before losing his grip. He was run over by the passenger side rear tire of the vehicle.

As of Wednesday, Dec. 12 the 8-year-old victim remains in critical condition at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital after suffering trauma to his head and torso.

Credit: Mike Powers / 13OYS
Authorities on scene after an 8-year-old boy was run over by his mother during school drop-off Tuesday morning.

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