SUV Backs Over Child After Event At Local High School

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BRUCEVILLE-EDDY (August 7, 2013)—A child who was seriously injured when an SUV backed over him in the parking lot outside of Bruceville-Eddy High School Tuesday night was flown to Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

The accident happened at around 9 p.m. Tuesday as the driver of SUV was pulling out of the parking lot outside the high school’s gym following an athletic event, apparently a football practice.

Bruceville-Eddy police Chief Bill McLean declined to release the victim’s name or age Wednesday, but confirmed the child was seriously injured.

McLean said the accident is under investigation.

Bruceville-Eddy fire units, along with police from Moody and Lorena also responded to the scene to assist, McLean said.

No additional details were released Wednesday.