6-year-old injured in lawnmower accident remains in critical condition
An update on Alex Hook's condition was posted to a Facebook support page for the injured child on Sunday, Sept. 19. The post details that Hook remains in critical condition, but is stable and is semi-awake.
According to Kenosha County Sheriff's Department investigators, Alex Hook was playing during recess at Riverview Elementary School in Silver Lake on Sept. 10 when a lawnmower shot a piece of rebar hit Alex in the head.
The boy was then taken to Children's Wisconsin in Milwaukee by helicopter and underwent surgery for the injury where he remains under medical supervision and care.