A four-year-old boy is hospitalized with very serious injuries following a lawn mower accident in Cedar Falls Wednesday evening (Aug. 30, 2017).

Police officers, firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to the 1700 block of Vera Way just before 6:30 p.m. Police said when officials arrived at the location, they found that the boy had been caught under a riding lawn mower.

According to police, the child suffered severe injuries in the mishap. He was transported to a Waterloo hospital for treatment.

Authorities have not yet released the boy's name.

The accident remains under investigation.