Toddler killed after being struck by vehicle in driveway north of Wellington

A young child has been killed after a tragic accident in Carterton, north of Wellington this morning.

Police at the scene of the crash at Lincoln Road, Carterton. Source: 1 NEWS

Emergency services were called to the scene after a report of a toddler being struck by a vehicle at a residential driveway off Lincoln Road shortly after 11am. 

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The youngster died after being hit by a vehicle in a residential driveway in Carterton this morning. Source: 1 NEWS

“Sadly, the young child has died at the scene,” police said in a statement.

Inquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.