Point Pleasant Halloween parade (Jeannette Schlapfer)

POINT PLEASANT BOROUGH —A young boy sustained injuries when he was run over by a float during a Halloween parade Sunday.

The 6-year-old was walking along the parade route with his mother when he was run over by a wheel on a trailer that was being used as a parade float, Police Chief Richard Larsen told NJ.com.

The child was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, but his condition is not known.

According to Point Pleasant's website, the annual Halloween parade, now in its 36th year, is hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. The event begins at Bridge Avenue and continues to Community Park.

Toniann Antonelli is a social content producer for NJ 101.5. She can be reached at toniann.antonelli@townsquaremedia.com, or on Twitter @ToniRadio1015.

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