Tragedy as one-year-old baby girl is killed after being hit by a car in a driveway – as 58-year-old relative assists police
- Incident unfolded about 4.45pm on Monday outside home in Caversham, Perth
- The 14-month-old girl was rushed to Midland Hospital, but couldn’t be saved
- Police said a 58-year-old male relative is assisting with inquiries
A toddler has tragically died after she was hit by a car in a driveway.
The incident unfolded at about 4.45pm on Monday outside a home in Caversham, about 15km from Perth’s CBD.
Emergency services rushed the 14-month-old girl to Midland Hospital, but she later died.
A toddler has been crushed to death after she came under a car in a driveway in Caversham, Perth (stock)
The West Australian reported the child was not with a family member when she was hit.
Police said a 58-year-old male, believed to be a relative, is assisting with inquiries.
‘The accident occurred on private property and the full circumstances are still being ascertained,’ a statement read.
Police said the Coronial investigations squad is investigating the accident with the assistance by major crash unit.
Emergency services rushed the 14-month-old girl to Midland Hospital, but she later died