Toddler hospitalized after lawn mower accident near Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, Ill. (WLS) -- A 2-year-old girl is hospitalized Tuesday night after she was pinned under a riding lawn mower in unincorporated Plainfield Township.

Will County deputies said a family member was backing up the lawn mower when she hit something and the child began screaming. Firefighters were able to get the toddler out and airlift her to a trauma center.

She has severe cuts on her legs, but is expected to recover.
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