BELMONT, Mich. - An 8-year-old boy is in the hospital after being run over by his mother during school drop-off Tuesday morning.

According to Kent County Dispatch, the incident happened at Chandler Woods Academy, located at 6895 Samrick Ave NE, around 8:30 a.m.

The child was getting out of his mother's vehicle and the door closed. Kent County Sheriff's Dept. spokesperson Joel Roon says the child was somehow still holding on to the vehicle. He got lifted up and rolled under the car.

The boy suffered serious injuries and was taken to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital for treatment.

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Authorities on scene after an 8-year-old boy was run over by his mother during school drop-off Tuesday morning.
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