Child dies in crash - Cootamundra

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 09:04:51 PM

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner after the death of a child who was struck by a motor vehicle at Cootamundra earlier today.

About 4pm today (Tuesday 21 March 2017) a motor vehicle left the driveway of a home in Sutton Street driven by a 41-year-old man.

The vehicle continued with the driver unaware that a 3-year-old boy had been run over and seriously injured.

Emergency services were contacted with the child conveyed to Cootamundra Base Hospital where he sadly passed away.

Police from Cootamundra Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

The driver was located and has undergone mandatory blood and urine tests.

Investigations into the incident continue.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.