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Toddler dies after being hit by empty car

Flowers have been left at the scene of the incident.

A two-year-old boy has died in hospital after he was knocked down by a car in Dundonald at the weekend.

Monday, 31 December 2012
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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.