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Little girl, 2, dies after being hit by car on busy highway

  • Toddler hit by the vehicle on Albany Highway, east of Perth, about 6.30am Friday
  • She was rushed to hospital with life threatening injuries following the incident 
  • Police believed the girl wandered onto the busy stretch of road during peak hour 

A young girl has died after being struck by a car on a busy highway in early morning peak hour traffic.

The two-year-old suffered fatal injuries after being it by the vehicle on Albany Highway, east of Perth, about 6.30am Friday.

The incident occurred near the turnoff into Verna Street in Gosnells, 20 kilometres east of the city. 

A two-year-old girl died after being struck by a car on Albany Highway near Perth Friday morning 

She was taken to Armadale-Kelmscott Hospital, where she remains in a critical condition. 

Police believed the girl had wandered onto the busy stretch of road shortly before being knocked down, ABC News reported.

Albany Highway was closed to traffic in both directions from Ferrier Drive to Dorothy Street due to the serious crash.  

The two-year-old suffered fatal injuries after being it by the vehicle on Albany Highway, east of the city 

The two-year-old suffered fatal injuries after being it by the vehicle on Albany Highway, east of the city 

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