Posted by Debra Worley - email
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A four-year-old boy returned home from the hospital in May after suffering injuries from a serious ATV accident. Now, the boy's family is struggling to pay his medical bills.
Jones Carr of Penderlea was riding with his father Feb. 21 when the 4-wheeler flipped and landed on him.
The Carr family spent three months in hospitals as their son, Jones, fought for his life.
An auction will be held Friday evening to help pay for expenses from the accident.
The benefit auction will start at 6:30 and be held at the Auction Company of Wilmington on Market Street.
Jones Carr Fund donations can also be made to:
Jones Carr Fund
First Citizens Bank
1910 Eastwood Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 900 Americans die each year in ATV-related incidents and more than 150,000 are injured.
For more information about ATV safety, local laws, national and state data, please visit www.ATVSafety.gov.
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