LARIMER COUNTY - The Colorado State Patrol is investigating an accident involving a 6-year-old child.
The accident happened around 5:45 p.m. at 2160 County Rd 74E, just west of Livermore.
Troopers say the child was riding on a trailer, fell off, and was then run over by the trailer. The child was airlifted to the Medical Center of the Rockies with serious injuries. We do not know if the child was a boy or girl.
On 5-11-08 at approximately 5:44 P.M. Troopers responded to a private residence at 2160 Larimer County Rd. 74E.
A white 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck pulling a homemade bumper hitch trailer was traveling within the private residence, conducting farm related chores. A six year old male was riding on the trailer and fell off and struck the ground. The child was struck by the trailer and sustained serious injuries.
The restrained driver has been identified as William Greenwood, 33 of Livermore, CO. Greenwood did not sustain any injuries.
The six yea old boy has been identified as Nicholas Boaz, 6 of Livermore, CO. Boaz sustained serious injuries and was airlifted from the scene and transported to the Medical Center of The Rockies. Boaz was then later airlifted and transported to Children's Hospital in Denver, CO.
The driver of the vehicle is the father of the six year old male.
Alcohol, drugs and speed are not suspected as contributing factors.
Charges are pending at this time.