IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. – A 12-year-old boy was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with serious injuries after being run over by an ATV Wednesday evening in Iredell County.

According to Iredell County Communications, emergency crews responded to an incident in the 100 block of Eastridge Lane in reference to a pedestrian being struck a little before 6 p.m.. Iredell County EMS confirmed that the boy's neck was run over by the ATV and paramedics had to remove the victim from underneath the vehicle.

Iredell County deputies and the NC Highway Patrol were both called to the scene.

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