ACH Warning Arkansans About Lawnmower Injuries

JUNE 1, 2006 - Posted at 4:58 p.m. CST

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Summer has begun, and Arkansas Children's Hospital is warning adults to keep children safe from lawnmower injuries.

The hospital says it has already treated six patients who were seriously injured in accidents involving lawnmowers.

The hospital's trauma coordinator, Donna Parnell-Beasley, says lawnmower injuries can be devastating, with partial or complete amputations of body parts.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)