Toddler dies after being hit by empty car

Published Monday, 31 December 2012
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A two-year-old boy has died in hospital after he was knocked down by a car in Dundonald at the weekend.

Toddler dies after being hit by empty car
Flowers have been left at the scene of the incident. (© Pacemaker)

The child was in a buggy which was hit by the empty parked car which rolled onto the Comber Road on Saturday afternoon.

A woman who was with the buggy was also hit. She was treated in hospital for injuries which are not thought to be life threatening.

Police have confirmed that the toddler has died at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.

A 31-year-old man arrested in connection with the incident was released on bail pending further police inquiries.

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33 Comments
Claire in Dundonald wrote (689 days ago):
Rip little man :( nite nite sleep tight xx such a sad time for a lovely family.
Mickyf in Liverpool wrote (690 days ago):
Paula this has nothin 2 do with money shame on u Don't b silly an let this family mourne this child and don't b cruel rip little 1 ynwa
tricia in belfast wrote (691 days ago):
paula money would be the last thing on this familys mind,ive lost ppl close to me and ppls kind words even strangers have been a comfort so stop trolling and trying to start arguments, RIP little man thoughts and prayers with his family and with the car owner and his family to as he has to live with his mistake for the rest of his life, so many lives lost in a split second.
Lisa in Ards wrote (691 days ago):
Rip wee man. Thoughts are with the family xx
susan in armagh wrote (691 days ago):
paula i would gladly lend a hand in financual matters to help with the funeral of this little boy but im sure money is the last thing on this poor mothers mind. no money in the world can replace a child and im sure the young man whose car it was would wish to have the child alive and would be the last thing on his mind that his insurance would cover it
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