5-Year-Old Child Injured by Grandfather’s Lawnmower: Hospitalized with Reserved Prognosis

5-Year-Old Child Injured by Grandfather’s Lawnmower: Hospitalized with Reserved Prognosis

Fear for a 5-year-old child in the Frusinate area hit by his grandfather’s lawnmower: subjected to 10 hours of operation, he is hospitalized with a reserved prognosis and will have to undergo new operations.

He was with his grandfather in the Frosinone countryside when he was hit by the lawn tractor. The grandfather was driving the vehicle and triggered the alarm. The emergency services immediately arrived on the scene took charge of the child and transported him by air ambulance in the Bambino Gesù pediatric hospital in Rome.

The conditions in which he arrived in the Roman hospital were very serious: he risked having his foot amputated. The little boy underwent surgery to avoid amputation: the operation, carried out by the orthopedic and plastic surgeons of Bambino Gesù, lasted about 10 hours to try to save the lower limb. The operation ended only at 3 am. The little patient he remains hospitalized with a reserved prognosis in the red area of ​​the emergency department of the Child Jesus for the delicate management of the post-operative course.

Foot reconstruction surgery for a 5-year-old boy

As soon as he arrived at the children’s hospital, the doctors and nurses present subjected him to a delicate operation to avoid amputation of his foot. The aim was to reconstruct tendons, a damaged artery and readjust compromised muscles. In the next few days he will undergo new interventions.

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The accident last Sunday

He was driving the lawn tractor when he hit his 5-year-old nephew. His parents had left him with his grandfather while they were working in the bar in San Giovanni Incarico, in the Frusinate area. The two they were located in the suburban countrysidewhen the tragic accident occurred.

Rescuers arrived immediately on site given the gravity of the situation. An air ambulance transported the child to the Bambino Gesù pediatric hospital, where he underwent treatment. He had lost a lot of blood and was stabilized. Furthermore, amputation of the foot appears to have been averted.

2024-06-25 19:18:53
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