Girl run over in Murrells Inlet Christmas parade

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities say an 8-year-old girl was run over after falling from a float in the Murrells Inlet Christmas parade.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the girl from a fell off a float being pulled by a pickup truck just before 4 p.m. Sunday. Lance Cpl. Judd Jones says the float ran over the girl's legs and stomach.

Jones says the girl was flown to a hospital in serious but non-life-threatening condition. Her name has not been released.

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Department is investigating. Jones says the fall was an accident, and the driver will not be charged.

(Copyright 2012, The Associated Press)


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