Boy sustains life-threatening injuries after falling out of truck

Published On: Aug 12 2013 08:46:23 AM PDT
OSO, Wash. -

The Snohomish County sheriff's office says a 10-year-old boy was critically injured Sunday evening when he fell out of the bed of a moving pickup truck near Oso.

The boy was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with life-threatening head injuries.

Lt. Rob Palmer told The Daily Herald ( ) the boy's father was arrested for driving under the influence.

Palmer says in almost all circumstances it is unlawful for passengers to ride in the bed of trucks.