Toddler dies after being run over on his driveway

A young boy has died after being run over by his father on the driveway of his home in the Moreton Bay Region, north of Brisbane.

The boy is now the third child to be killed on driveways around the country this month.

It’s understood he ran out behind the ute, which had a box trailer on the back, while his father reversed the car out of their Samford Valley home.


Emergency services treated the boy at the scene but he could not be revived, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.