Child struck and killed by out-of-control 4WD in Melbourne carpark

A four-year-old boy has died after being hit by a 4WD at a medical centre carpark in Berwick.

Two adults were also hit by the out-of-control car just before 12.00pm today. They have been taken to hospital, however their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

“It is believed that just before midday a light green 100 series Toyota LandCruiser was driving on Kangan Drive,” police said in a statement.


“The four wheel drive has driven through a car park and struck and killed a 4-year-old boy.”

Police say the driver of the car stopped after the horror collision and is currently speaking with officers.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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