Florida Woman Run Over By Christmas Parade Float
CBS/PENSACOLA (CBSMiami/AP) — A fun holiday event turned into a scary situation over the in northern Florida.
A woman is recovering after being run over by a float in the Pensacola Christmas parade.
Tony Garza tells the Pensacola News Journal 59-year-old Miriam Mimms stepped into the street to pick something up along the parade route Saturday evening when she was apparently bumped from behind and fell into the path of a float.
Officials say a person walking with the float saw Mimms fall and pulled her head away from the path of the float’s tire. Authorities say the float ran over the left torso.
The parade was delayed for about 30 minutes. The incident is under .
Mimms was in stable condition when she was taken to the hospital.
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