Vet Parade Incident (Mon) gwk 11-13-23
(St. Robert)–A six year old boy fell off the back of a float and was injured during the Veterans Day parade in St. Robert on Saturday.
The accident occurred at about 12:10 on Old Route 66, stopping the second half of the parade from proceeding until emergency medical technicians arrived on the scene, treated the boy, and took him to the hospital. The boy eventually had to be life flighted to a hospital in Columbia for specialized treatment.
The latest word is that the boy will be okay. No name can be given because his age.