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Boy dies after being trapped in garage door at home in Newport, Melbourne

Young boy dies after he became trapped in a garage door – while another child is rushed to hospital with serious injuries

  • The two boys became trapped in a garage door in Melbourne’s south-west 
  • Police, ambulance and fire crews were called to the home on Saturday night
  • One boy died while another is in hospital with serious injuries after the incident

A young boy has died after he became trapped in a garage door, while another child has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

Emergency services were called to a home in Newport in Melbourne’s south-west at about 7.30pm on Saturday.

It’s understood two young boys had become trapped in the garage door at the home.

A young boy has died after he became trapped in a garage door at a home on Mason Street, Newport in Melbourne, while another child has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

Paramedics treated one of the boys at the scene but he was unable to be saved.

The second boy was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

Police, ambulance and fire crews all attended the property. It is not clear how the young boys became trapped in the door.

‘The incident is not being treated as suspicious,’ a Victoria Police spokesperson said. 

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