UPDATE 27/4/17 8:10AM | A woman has witnessed her child being hit and killed by a truck on the first day of the school term on the NSW Central Coast.
The little girl had just completed her first day back when she was fatally struck on Wednesday afternoon.
It is believed that the child had stepped off a school bus and was crossing the road to meet her mum, according to the Daily Telegraph.
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EARLIER 26/4/17 5:02PM | A LITTLE girl has sadly died after being run over outside a house on the NSW Central Coast.
The tragic accident happened on Hasting Street at Rocky Point just after 3.30 on Wednesday afternoon.
Details are still emerging but it’s understood the child was struck by a truck on the usually quiet street.
Police said paramedics were called and found the primary school-aged girl with “multiple injuries”.
“First aid was rendered to the child, however, she died at the scene,” police confirmed in a statement.
The driver of the truck has since been taken to hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.
It was first reported that the child had been run over by a bus.