8 Feb 2015

Toddler hit in driveway accident

2:39 pm on 8 February 2015

A one-year-old child suffered serious head injuries after being hit by a car in a driveway in Tauranga this morning.

The police and ambulance attended the incident in the suburb of Brookfield at about 11:30am.

Inspector Willie Taylor said a family member was driving the car.

Seven children have been hit in driveways in the last year.

Five of them have died from their injuries.

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